Do you really need a Realtor?

August 29, 2017 0
The kids are grown and gone, and you’re rattling around what used to be a full house, wondering if you should downsize. Maybe you’ve considered hiring a Realtor to represent you, but then you think, “How hard can it be? Lots of people sell homes on their own, and I [ . . . ]

Feng shui: Practical ideas, solutions for the Western world

August 29, 2017 0
By Anita Alexandra, Art5 Element Designs Feng shui is the art of arranging your environment in a harmonious way in order to support a healthier, happier and more balanced life. Although feng shui seems like a mysterious and foreign concept to us Westerners, it’s actually a very practical system of [ . . . ]

Consider cover crops: A full-circle garden starts with soil

August 28, 2017 0
Summer is fading and fall is creeping in. We’re canning, pickling and drying. We’re eating tomatoes with every meal, cooking squashes and making vegetable soups. We’re pulling out plants that have had their fun. And as we mosey around the garden, we have something to consider: the cycle continues. Fall [ . . . ]

Celebrate August with local produce

July 31, 2017 0
Between farmers markets, local farm stands and backyard gardens, our area is bursting with fresh produce. There’s nothing like some Olathe sweet corn, a sun-ripened heirloom tomato, or a juicy Palisade peach. Not only is locally grown produce the tastiest, it’s also the healthiest. It’s easy to forget that grocery [ . . . ]

Let’s get growing with aquaponics

July 6, 2017 0
Rick Kenagy gets up each day asking himself two questions: What am I going to grow today? Who am I going to teach to grow food today? Kenagy, 56, understands the urgency of these questions and it’s his passion to help create backyard farming communities. Although Kenagy farms 365 days [ . . . ]
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