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"Peas" Be My Friend: The Ease of Growing Peas

Posted by EarthBox Sales & Marketing on April 18, 2016 at 1:16 PM


Mean and Green Powerhouse Peas! 

While you may not have liked those mushy green peas they served at school as a kid, it’s time you expanded your horizons! There are numerous pea varieties out there that are easy to grow in the EarthBox® gardening system and insanely good for your health. Let’s start with the basic health benefits: 

These mean, green powerhouses are chock full of nutrients! One cup of peas packs less than 100 calories but contains 7 grams of fiber and 8 grams of protein. At that rate, you can ditch that protein powder and just snack on peas! Peas are very high in Vitamin C — one cup contains 96% of your daily value. Peas are a fantastic weight loss food because they’re very filling and don’t contain much sugar.

Sold on the idea of growing some peas this season? Here are the different varieties you can try. . .

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Topics: Helpful Hints, Health

Garlic & Onions: Good Health, Bad Breath

Posted by EarthBox Sales & Marketing on February 23, 2016 at 4:04 PM


Care for a mint?

With most things in life, you have to learn to take the good with the bad. . .and gardening is no exception. While onions and garlic tend to have potent smells and can leave your mouth in need of a mint, their health benefits are undeniable. If you want to expand your garden and try some new plants, garlic and onions may be just the match for you (and can be grown in the NEW EarthBox® Root & Veg gardening system)!

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Topics: Health

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