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Sunday, September 19, 2021

Hydroponic gardening in Costa Rica: How to get started

If this past dry season has been any indication of what’s to come in our future, climate-wise, we better get ready for alternatives for...

Plants in Costa Rica that may support diabetes treatment

Columnist Ed Bernhardt takes a look at common plants that can reduce blood sugar.

The History and Science of the Sesame Seed

HOME GARDENING: One of the world's oldest cultivated plants is also super healthy.

Meet your Costa Rica Garden’s new best friend: Baking Soda

Ed Bernhardt shows how a simple ingredient in your Costa Rica kitchen cabinet can help you fend off a huge array of headaches – in and out of the garden.

Plants in Costa Rica That Help with Aches and Pains

Home Gardening columnist Ed Bernhardt offers up his favorite plants and recipes for pain-relieving teas, tinctures and poultices.

Garlic: Smelly, Delicious and With Proven Health Benefits

Ed Bernhardt explains the multitude of health benefits to growing your own garlic.

6 Reasons to Start Gardening in Costa Rica

Whether you've got a lot of space or a little, a green thumb or knack for killing plants, "Home Gardening" columnist Ed Bernhardt explains why this is the time to plan your Costa Rican garden.

What is Moringa? A Tree with small leaves and big nutrition

In his latest column, Ed Bernhardt shares his pick for the tree that should join your garden in 2017.

A Guide on How to Save Seeds For Home Gardening

HOME GARDEN: Ed Bernhardt makes the case that we need now more than ever to start saving our seeds

Start a Costa Rica green pharmacy with potted herbs

HOME GARDENING: Basil, rosemary, thyme and oregano are versatile herbs to have handy in a potted Mediterranean kitchen herb garden.
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