GENERAL GARDENING


5 Uses for Sunflowers You May Not Have Considered

Aside from adding beauty, sunflowers have a number of uses in the organic garden. Here are five uses for sunflowers and seeds that may surprise you: 1. SUNFLOWERS ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES AND BIRDS The showy flowers are…

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25 Ways You Should Use Salt Around the House

We all love to salt our food, and in fact our bodies have to have some salt in order to live, especially to replace what we lose through perspiration and urination. But did you know…

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No Dig Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Intimidated by the thought of starting your first vegetable garden? Starting from scratch can be a daunting task for any gardener. Where should I put the garden? Do I have to clear a space in…

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7 Organic Fertilizers You Might be Throwing Away

Buying organic fertilizer can be pricey.  Did you know that there are ingredients you may be throwing away that can be used to fertilize your garden for free? We’ve put together a list of seven…

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All About Aphids, and How to Kill Them

Good things come in small packages. But  destructive, annoying, things can also come in small packages: just think about the crop-destroying aphid, sometimes referred to as “plant lice.” There is no lack of credible material…

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How to Keep Ticks Out of Your Yard and Garden

Fully half of the ticks here can infect a person with Lyme disease and they are out in force if the weather is halfway decent. It’s just a battle you have to fight, If you’re…

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DIY Mosquito Trap with a 3 or 5 Gallon Bucket

Are you getting eaten alive by mosquitos as the summer heats up? There’s a solution that also works well and costs a lot less. Why haven’t you heard about this mosquito trap? Because no one sells…

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12 Fermented Foods to Add to Your Diet

You may have heard a lot about probiotics and how good they are for you.  Did you know that eating fermented foods can give you the same benefits without taking a pill? And you can…

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10 Herbs to Improve Gut Health and Digestion

Herbal remedies have been around for thousands of years. Herbs can help with digestion and gut health, which is key to your overall wellness. Keeping the gut in top shape is key to keeping the rest of…

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