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Rebecca’s Monthly Gardening Tips

A hopefully helpful list of what to do in your garden this month – tried and true tips from the experts.

Edibles to Plant and Grow

Rebecca in the Mercury News


Sustainability We Can Live With

About Growing 2 Shine

Being an avid gardener, born and raised in Indiana, I feel incredible blessed to live in sunny California & be able to grow my own food all year-round! I write a monthly garden column for the San Jose Mercury News & am constantly striving for tips & ideas on how to live a little more gently in regards to ourselves, our planet & each other – basically sustainability we can live with! As a fulltime realtor here in the Bay Area, I help my clients “Go Green” in & around their homes & communities.

I hope you will find my monthly Green Tips useful; & I hope you find inspiration in the monthly Garden Tips & the incredible Edibles You Can Plant & Grow!

WEEKLY GREEN TIP: Save time, money (and hopefully the planet)!

  • Green Tip for Your Furry Friends!

    Most of us treat our pets like children – and that’s a GOOD thing! However, many chew toys can
    become a (sometimes deadly) choking hazard!
    Avoid toys with:

    ❌Glued-on eyes or buttons
    ❌ Loosely attached legs, arms or tails
    ❌ Product tags
    ❌ Openings that provide easy access to squeakers/fillings

    To be safe, all toys should be twice as large as the width of your pet’s jaw.

    Here’s wishing All of you a Happy & (hopefully) Healthy 2021!

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