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  • 6 Summer Home and Gardening Improvement Ideas

    6 Summer Home and Gardening Improvement Ideas

    The weather is warming up, and summer is well and truly on its way! Although we’re not quite there yet, it means there’s still plenty of time to get your house and garden summer ready. [...]

  • Fried Garlic Chicken

    Fried Garlic Chicken

    One of the ole' favorites in The Urban Farmer household is fried garlic chicken.  It's crunchy texture with a sweet and salty mixture of garlic, soy sauce, and ginger has it competing to be a [...]

  • Five Time-Saving Tips For Lawn Mowing (Guest Post)

    Five Time-Saving Tips For Lawn Mowing (Guest Post)

    Did you know that, on average, we spend almost two months of our lives mowing our lawns?! And of course for gardeners, landscapers, and groundskeepers, that figure is significantly higher! This interesting figure comes from [...]

Garden Thoughts

6 Summer Home and Gardening Improvement Ideas

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The weather is warming up, and summer is well and truly on its way! Although we’re not quite there yet, it means there’s still plenty of time to get your house and garden summer ready. [...]

Five Time-Saving Tips For Lawn Mowing (Guest Post)

March 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Did you know that, on average, we spend almost two months of our lives mowing our lawns?! And of course for gardeners, landscapers, and groundskeepers, that figure is significantly higher! This interesting figure comes from [...]

Composting – The Fine Art of Making Dirt

September 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

After I decided to go all in on natural organic practices with my garden, the first step logically for me was to compost or what I call – making dirt.  Sounds funny but that is [...]

5 Companion Plants For A Pest Free Garden

June 17th, 2016|3 Comments

My grandfather used to tell me that before pesticides were used, many plantation workers here in Hawaii used to plant rows of lemongrass in between their crops.  Workers would walk up and down the fields [...]

Health & Wellness

Spirulina – Tiny Bacteria, Huge Benefits

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

As I continue with my superfood obsession, I've decided to write an article on one of my favorite health supplements - Spirulina.  I've personally been taking spirulina for the past three years.  Although I haven't been as consistent [...]

Moringa – One Superfood You’re NOT Eating

May 28th, 2016|2 Comments

Native to India is the Malungay (Moringa) tree; often called the drumstick tree, miracle tree, or ben oil tree.  This tree is pound-for-pound one of the most nutritional things on this planet, so much so that it is being [...]

Best Pregnancy Foods

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

An overall healthy diet is always the best option for anyone, but especially for moms to be. Although much of the nutrient content can be achieved through taking a prenatal vitamin, it is still important [...]

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

May 22nd, 2016|2 Comments

A pregnancy is supposed to be a wonderful time where couples get to create lists of baby names and decorate baby's room with just the right shade of paint.  However, for 60,000 women per year (in [...]

Recipes

Fried Garlic Chicken

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

One of the ole' favorites in The Urban Farmer household is fried garlic chicken.  It's crunchy texture with a sweet and salty mixture of garlic, soy sauce, and ginger has it competing to be a [...]

Chinese Five Spice Smoked Meat

October 9th, 2016|0 Comments

It's almost a guarantee that anything coming out of the smoker on a nice Sunday afternoon is going to taste amazing.  This recipe leaves your belly and soul yearning for nothing more.  If you're looking for [...]

Hawaiian Smoked Meat Recipe

June 24th, 2016|2 Comments

In Hawaii, we love our food.  A favorite food of all locals is the Hawaiian Smoked Meat.  Any meat can be used but our meat of choice today is pork butt marinated in a Hulihuli [...]

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