In the garden ~ composting for beginners

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By Estelle Hayes Are you composting? Saving your kitchen scraps to make a home brew of fertilizer? No? Me neither. It’s not that I don’t want to, but I have a very small yard space and I have yet to find a composting system that will (a) work for my small yard and (b) be easily transferable when I move in the next year or so. Let’s just say, composting is a part of my five-year plan. For now, I’m happy to feed my rose bushes a weekly supply of banana peels. They love the Read More →

Friday gems ~ think sustainable flowers and more

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Wishing you all a happy Friday and a lovely Mother’s Day weekend. Whether you’re a mother or simply honoring one, I hope it’s joyous occasion. I’ve rounded up a few links from the week that you don’t want to miss out on. Have you heard of the 50-mile bouquet movement? If you live in the Bay Area, check out Flora Grubb on Sunday for an inspired talk about locally sourced flowers. But first, check out Flora’s blog for great tips on how to think sustainably when it comes to your own floral arrangements. Do you Read More →

In the garden ~ Plant your veggies

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By Torrie and Ryan Sessions Is it too late to plant a vegetable garden?  By the time February rolls around, our minds are slowly fixating on just how we will fill up those garden beds… and just how delicious those home grown tomatoes will be.  But that was not always the case.  In our early gardening days, timing was solely determined by whether or not we had a few free hours to spare on a Saturday afternoon.  Tomato-fantasizing surely had no place in the planning process.  In fact, we didn’t even like the thought of Read More →

Dr. Bronner’s Takes on Aphids; Rose-Lovers Rejoice

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Dr. Bronner’s products have enjoyed a cult following for several generations and for good reason. Their formulations contain high quality, pure ingredients and have recently been certified organic by the USDA and fair trade by the IMO’s Fair for Life program. The liquid magic soap in peppermint make an invigorating shower gel and can be mixed with water for an effective surface cleaner. But did you know it’s also a nontoxic pesticide? I planted my first ever rose bushes in February and have been babying them every step of their life in my garden. When Read More →

Get Healthy and Happy with Pink Moon Daily

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Welcome to Pink Moon Daily – a daily source of information and inspiration to help you live your healthiest life. Together the the Pink Moon Daily team will bring stories of clean, green and sustainable living out from the fringes and into the mainstream. We believe in living well through good food, beautiful surroundings and healthy living and that making sustainable choices doesn’t mean living without the things you love. Whether it’s through a recipe, new green product, meditative thought or gardening tip, you’re sure to find inspired ways to improve your life through Pink Read More →

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