Yoga Exercises Perfect for Gardeners

Gardening can be a surprisingly labor-intensive task. As I’ve grown older, I find that I don’t have as much strength and endurance as I used to. This is especially because I underwent a major operation. However, I didn’t want to stop gardening. My therapist suggested doing yoga before I start with my garden work. I … Continue reading Yoga Exercises Perfect for Gardeners

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Gardening is an Act of Resistance

In a world of minimalism, tight spaces, and packaged goods, gardening and growing your own organic produce is an act of resistance. In fact, the first community filled with gardens appeared in 1970s-- a time when cities went bankrupt. In the stead of broken buildings, there appears safe and green spaces. My family lived in … Continue reading Gardening is an Act of Resistance

Why You Should Grow Mountain Mint in Your Garden

Despite being called Mountain Mint, the plant is not actually mint but only part of the Mentha family. You can say it’s closest relative to the bee balm. You can find more than 20 species of this genus, all commonly found in North America. You must not confuse the thin-leaved species to the wide-leaved species … Continue reading Why You Should Grow Mountain Mint in Your Garden