By Jenny Harrison
Special Contributor

Not looking forward to watering a lawn this spring and summer? Have you thought about replacing the grass with a vegetable garden? Growing your own fruits and vegetables in an organic garden has more benefits than we can list. Knowing that your food has no chemicals gives one peace of mind and keep them and their family healthy. 

Starting Up An Organic Garden

When you’re gardening without the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, that’s called organic gardening. It doesn’t only require replacing manmade chemical foods with natural food – it is an entire system.

Jump for some interesting ideas for an organic garden to help you grow fresh, delicious, and chemical-free food. 

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Everything from custom doors to drink coolers at the National Hardware Show. Photos: Lisa Stewart Photography

Everything from custom doors to drink coolers at the National Hardware Show. Photos: Lisa Stewart Photography

That’s it Candy! I quit.

You keep sending this Lifestylist to shows like the International Builders Show, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, and now the National Hardware Show.  This sounded like it would be a lot of fun, but it’s costing me a lot of money. Now all I can think about is how soon I can get an UpCart, Thermador Steam Convection oven, and pizza oven for my own home. This job has gotten expensive!

It’s been quite an adventure roaming the halls and convention floors of some of the largest shows and conferences in the country, and on a serious note, I’m honored to represent CandysDirt.com. I can’t wait to add my latest finds for the home to my Lifestylist Gift List  — here are some of my favorites that I now can’t live without.

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