Indoor Seedling Garden and 2021 Class Update

Happy Spring! The garden is underway with seedlings growing indoors. They will be ready for planting in a few weeks, so exciting! (see pictures below) Plans are under way for the Roots of Wellness 2021 season. Please keep checking back for updates as they become firm....

2021 Season Update

Hello Friends, exciting news! Plans are in the works for planting the garden beds. Seedlings will be started in the next couple of weeks and as soon as they are ready to go in the ground, we will organize a couple of planting sessions. If you are interested in the...

Nutrition Guidance

The recommendations here are taken from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Some of it may not be suitable for you if you require specialized diets (i.e., low sugar, low fat, low cholesterol). It is important to discuss any dietary changes with your doctor...

“Move That Dirt” Day

Update: 9.28.20   “Though there were only two of us moving the dirt, we were able to get them smoothed out and set for the winter within the 2 hours. Many thanks to Stephen Glass (Dental Director) of Mountain Family Health Centers, for showing up with rake...

Drying Herbs

“Save my herbs!” Cold temperatures are fast approaching, so you need to start thinking about either bringing your herbs indoors or harvesting. If you plan on drying your herbs, here is an easy way to accomplish it: Make sure to rinse them off and tap dry....

Growing Food and Growing Gardeners

Erika Strote Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Kids are natural-born gardeners. They are more than willing to get wet and dirty, their fingers are just the right size for poking holes in the soil to plant seeds, and they delight in...

All-Dressed Up Kale Chips

All-Dressed Up Kale Chips Ingredients (per baking sheet): ½ bunch kale leaves (approx..) ½ T extra virgin olive oil or melted coconut oil ½ T nutritional yeast 1 t garlic powder ¾ t chili powder ½ t onion powder ½ t smoked paprika ¼ t sea salt, fine grain or pink...
Container Gardening

Container Gardening

Growing vegetables in containers is becoming extremely popular. Container vegetable gardening is a viable solution for small urban lots, patios and balconies. The following space-thrifty varieties thrive in containers. Tomatoes – Any determinate variety will most...