My First Garden Journey How I Built A Raised Bed Garden by Cathy Harris, June 14, 2017 www.CathyHarrisGardenClub.com 5 days 14 days 30 Days 40 Days 50 Days Growing our own foods is new to me, but I am up for the challenge. No...the picture above is not my garden. However, it looks identical to our garden when I was growing up. My garden so far - is the picture below, or that's how it initially looked when my mate and I got started with it. Being raised on a farm, this is my first garden as an adult. At 60 years old, many people would probably be too embarrassed to admit that they are finally growing their first garden. However, it's especially Seniors today that need to start growing their own foods to make sure foods are safe to eat ; to fight diseases ; and to cut down on grocery bills , especially as they age. Check out this picture from my first backyard raised bed garden. We found some plywood laying around and
Beware of Snakes in Your Garden About a month ago I was standing 5 ft. away from a curled up 6 ft. Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake ...when I was watering my 3 raised beds. It had eaten a ra t and was just laying against one of the beds. The next week my neighbor saw the same type of snake in her yard. This snake was in the top 10 most poisonous snake in the world and it's in my backyard in Austin, TX. What can kill snakes besides Dr. T's Snake-A-Way? Someone told me they don't like lavender. Is that true? Do anyone know anything else you can kill snakes with besides Dr. T's Snake-A-Way?
10 Steps To Start Growing Your Own Foods June 15, 2017 by Cathy Harris, National Non-GMO Health and Wellness Expert Step 1 - Buy The Book: The below book will lay out the foundation for this new national food project as it will teach each family, who is not familiar with growing their foods - how to start a home, school, or community garden, food co-op or food coalition so read the book today, available as an e-book and paperback book "Overcoming Food Deserts in Your Community: How To Start A Home, School or Community Garden, Food Co-op or Food Coalition." Step 2 - Set Up "Virtual Organic Garden Clubs" and Hold Monthly Meetings: There are two types of garden clubs - a FLOWER and PLANT garden club and a FOOD garden club. Of course we are dealing with growing our own foods. If you can grow flowers and plants, then there is a good chance that you can also grow foods - so get started today. I also have my own garden club at