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A Greener Home for the Delray GreenMarket!

17:10 26 September in GreenMarket by cra

by Paula Detwiller Anticipation is building for the Delray GreenMarket’s 17th season, which begins on Saturday, October 13. A big reason for all the buzz?  The market’s new location! For the first time in four seasons, the GreenMarket will again occupy green space: Old School Square Park...

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The Vertical Garden Trend

15:10 20 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller [caption id="attachment_283" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy GSky Plant Systems, Inc.[/caption] For years, people have been training ivy to climb trellises or drape over walls. But today’s gardeners are taking that concept to a whole new level. They’re covering walls, doors, fences, and other structures with...

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Goodbye, Salt—Hello, Fresh Herbs

11:40 10 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller There’s a holiday for almost everything—“More Herbs, Less Salt Day” was last month, on August 29. But there’s still time for you to celebrate, even if you missed it.  Early September is the perfect time to be reminded of why we should consume...

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Don’t Throw It Away…Repurpose It!

12:48 06 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller  As kids, we knew instinctively how to reuse things. We filled shoeboxes with small toys, made a Superman cape from Dad’s old T-shirt, and created musical instruments out of used toilet paper rolls. As adults, we’ve learned to reuse plastic grocery bags, twist-ties, and yes—shoeboxes...

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Reusable Bags: Not Just for Groceries Anymore

17:06 10 August in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller If you’re reading this blog, chances are you've already acquired a few reusable grocery bags, and you use them—when you remember to—at the supermarket, the health food store, or the GreenMarket. Well, it’s time to “think outside the box” with your reusable bags. Consider these additional...

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Got Rain? Recycle it!

09:06 16 July in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Now that the rainy season’s here, have you thought about capturing some of that rainwater and using it around the yard? It’s a great way to conserve tap water while hydrating your plants with heaven-sent moisture. It also reduces storm water runoff, keeping fertilizers, street...

A Perfect Papaya Pick-Me-Up

08:26 28 June in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Have you tried a papaya lately? This sweet, silky fruit is oh-so-soothing on a hot summer day. Maybe that’s why June is National Papaya Month. It’s the perfect time to celebrate a tropical fruit that’s not only tasty, but also high in Vitamin...

Recipe for Romance: A Sunset Picnic for Two

17:14 15 June in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller They say true romance involves the element of surprise. Why not surprise your lover with a sunset picnic on the beach?  You’ll be in synch with lovers around the world if you plan your outing for Monday, June 18—it’s International Picnic Day! Not only...