As a Suburbanite I am always looking for a better way to plant a garden without bringing down the power of the code enforcement, and the fury of my wife for digging up the yard. So I started using the idea of the raised bed garden.
I was watching a cooking show with my wife called the Pioneer Women the other day, and I saw a trailer for a show called “Grow Your Own Drugs”. I had to take a look at that show. The host of the show, James Wong is an ethnobotanist, television presenter & best-selling author based in
There are various reasons why herbs are grown. Over the centuries herbs have been cultivated for their medicinal and healing properties this practice may be the only “medications” you will have in a grid down situation. However herbs are more widely grown nowadays to enhance culinary dishes, for their scent such as Lavender or as attractive additions to flower borders. Most herbs are fairly easy to cultivate, but a few need a little more attention and know-how. Herbs can be grown indoors and outdoors too. Below are ten of the most popular and widely used herbs to grow yourself. One of the benefits of growing your own herbs is that anyone can do it. Herbs can be grown in a garden, in pots or just on your windowsill, ensuring that you have fresh herbs whenever you need them.
They are a staple in just about every American kitchen – and they do more than just flavor your food. We’re talking about onions, of course. Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor of FoxNews.com, received this question from a viewer: My husband told me that he read something about onions being a superfood. Is
On March 12th I posted the first of Apartment Preppers talking about planting and growing your own vegetables and herbs and how I started growing my own. Here is an update, I planted lettuce, spinach, and tomatoes now two months later the only living thing that was able to eat them was the neighbor hood
If you are one of the many people who set a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, try taking a different approach this year. Instead of promising yourself to lose weight, and then becoming frustrated and discouraged, try pledging to yourself to become more food self-sufficient.
Are you aware of the Arctic Circle Seed Vault? Technically it’s the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The media has hailed it as an attempt to create a doomsday ark containing a wide variety of seeds to ensure the future of agriculture in the event of widespread crop disasters. After we discuss a bit more about theses
(NaturalNews) Anxiety and insomnia are health concerns which may appear together and are often also linked to depression. These three health issues have a significant impact on people’s lives and on our national health care economy. Within any 12 month period, 18% of adults suffer from anxiety, while nearly 29% will do so at some
By VINCENT GRAFF Mail Online Admittedly, it sounds like the most foolhardy of criminal capers, and one of the cheekiest, too. Outside the police station in the small Victorian mill town of Todmorden, West Yorkshire, there are three large raised flower beds. If you’d visited a few months ago, you’d have found them overflowing with curly
Frequently asked questions are: “I have some old Bentonite clay that has been sitting in the garage and now it smells like gasoline. Can I still use it?” “I ordered clay hastily and got the cheap clay that turned out to be gritty and non-effective. What can I do with it now?” Don’t throw that clay away!There are many other good uses available to salvage your investment and have Bentonite clay work for you other than as a wellness product. Be creative; think home and garden clay uses.