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By Marion Owen, Fearless Weeder for PlanTea, Inc. and
Co-author of Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul


Tom Hanks' "Power of Four" solution

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All about PlanTea: The organic plant food in a tea bag
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Living and gardening in Kodiak, Alaska (The art of weeding 'til midnight)
Letters from our customers (and their plants)
Photo of the Week -- A weekly peek at Kodiak: Alaska's Emerald Isle
Questions? Thoughts? We love to hear from you
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Library of online gardening tips, recipes, and more, listed by chapter:

Organic Gardening Tips

Miscellaneous Tips for Home, Garden, Travel, Work...

Very Unique Recipes The Whimsical and Spiritual Side of Gardening Stories from "Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul"
  • An Angel in Shirtsleeves--Retiree Mickey Weiss started a program that gives hungry people the slightly damaged produce that was being thrown away
  • A Bedside Story--What makes a great doctor? (Hint: He talks to his veggies)
  • Madeleine's Wheelbarrow--How the author pictures recently deceased friend Madeleine pouring wheelbarrow loads of prayers and love over her to heal her.
  • The Wedding Gift--A guest at the bride's wedding brings her a gift--20 years later
  • My Money Tree--A family surprises Mom with her very own "money tree"
  • Planting Day--A young girl learns, when another mother dies and leaves a memorial garden for her own children, how precious it is to spend planting day with Mom
  • Yellow Irises--A mother raises a family in a caring but mentally troubled life. The day she died, the author found something very special...

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