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Do You Grow Your Own Food?

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Life Is Short. Eat the Bounty.

Each member of my household will get exactly one strawberry. Great. Credit Dalia Colón.

Each member of my household will get exactly one strawberry. Great. Credit Dalia Colón.

My friend Adrian and his wife have a saying: “Life is short. Use the fancy soap.”

In other words, carpe diem. YOLO. However you want to put it.

Point taken.

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Better Ingredients, Better Plants

I'd better not find any actual frogs in this bag. Credit Dalia Colón.

I’d better not find any actual frogs
in this bag. Credit Dalia Colón.

Chefs are always preaching about quality ingredients.

Use the best olive oil you can afford. Don’t cook with wine you wouldn’t drink. Yadda, yadda, yadda.

So when my co-worker/gardening guru Bryan told me I wasn’t doing my plants any favors by using Miracle-Gro soil, I knew he had a point.

Nothing against Miracle-Gro, but it’s sort of the cooking wine of the plant world. It’s just… aight.

A plant is like a dish with only a few ingredients — soil, water, nutrients, sunlight — so every ingredient has to bring its A-game.

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