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How to Attract Ladybugs to Your Yard in Israel

Every gardener wishes that they had ladybugs in their yard! Besides being iconic and adorable, ladybugs are voracious munchers of...
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A Tale of 2 Cute Chicks and a Cute Little Farm

Today I went for a meeting at the Educational Farm to make sure that everything is ready to go for...

First Look at Your Farmland + Save the Date

First... The news!The Educational farm finally confirmed the date of our first women's farming session - Wednesday April 21, 2021 -...
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FREE EVENT: Come Farm with Me in RBS

Want to get out in nature? Breathe fresh air? Shake off the lockdown blues? Flex those muscles? Do some real...
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Why Now is the Time to Plant a Tree in Israel (Nothing to do with Tu Bishvat)

There is an old Chinese proverb that asks: When is the best time to plant a tree? We'll get to...
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VIDEO: Watch Our Latest Harvests

If you've always dreamed of harvesting your own food, it's not as impossible as you might think! The past two...
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How to Pick Nettle and Make Gourmet Nettle Soup

This nettle soup has SUCH a rich interesting flavor and inexplicably creamy texture, despite having so few ingredients and no...
I always pick leaves from this perennial basil for my pesto. It's not the same as the annual basil you buy in the supermarket, in that it lives for many years and the flavor is stronger. It grows and flowers all year and the bees adore it. It's one of my favorite plants - and considering that I am the proud owner of 100s of beloved plants, that says a LOT! Look for it in your local nursery. In Hebrew it's called "basilicum magic" - בזיליקום מ'גיק

Don’t Buy Basil, Grow MAGIC Basil

Meet Magic Basil: one of my favorite plants to grow in Israel. My Magic Basil in bloom - which is...
Homemade pesto and cream cheese with sourdough crackers - soooo tasty!!!

Recipe: Pesto Like None Other!

Pesto Pesto Pesto!!! Who loves pesto? Homemade pesto and cream cheese with sourdough crackers - soooo tasty!!! When most people...
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Bloomah’s City Farm in 2020: Before and After

When people visit my farm these days and see all the trees and growing beds and animal friends and all...
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How to Brew Your Own Apple Vinegar

Making your own apple vinegar is a very satisfying city farming project because: It makes magical use of waste scraps...
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Pure and Scrumptious Homemade Apple Sauce

Don't you love it when a SINGLE natural ingredient can be transformed into the most delicious spoonful? Homemade apple sauce...
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Vegetable Gardening Workshop this Wednesday

Want to experience the delight of watching vegetables grow on your balcony or yard?Want to see your family pick and...
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How to Grow a Loofah Sponge in Israel

Today was a big day nine months in the making. Today we picked and processed the loofah sponges that we...
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My Chicken became a Ba’al Teshuva!

This chicken is perfect in every way - except for one problem. The problem is that this chicken is a...
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Making and Lighting Olive Oil with Kids

In honor of Chanukah, I just ran a hands-on olive picking and pressing workshop for the family's of the Community...
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VIDEO TOUR: Our Winter Vegetables + Hydroponics

This is an early December tour of my vegetable growing beds. Winter vegies such as kohlrabi, onions, fennel and snow...
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Wild Edible Mushrooms – To Eat or not to Eat?

A lot of these cute mushrooms have been popping up in our peanut bed. With the help of an Israeli...