Purchasing Small Flower Willow Herb dried and in the cardboard sealed cup from SmallFlower.com may be expensive for many, so growing the herb may be an alternative for health and living longer free of pain. Horizon Herbs.com was selling the infinite tiny dust like seeds last year so I bought 10 packs.
Following the warm spell many good souls were planting their tomatoes and peppers and awoke this morning at 20F witnessing shriveled up dead plants. I suspect that the first rule in Spring gardening is understanding the weather and plant when it is going to stay warm. I do not plant outside the greenhouse before 15 […]
I needed something to relax me instead of tranquilizers. I thought to go sit in the solar greenhouse and contemplate new projects instead of using its original intended projected design as a seed starter and herbal repository I thought to double up and use vacant space to grow vegetables and more winter fare than basic […]
Is your spring garden, now that you are harvesting the fruits of your labors, overgrown with giant weeds? If you compare the weeds health to your vegetables you may think that there is a difference in fertility, or maybe a difference in plant needs. Let us start with making seed starting soils as demonstrated in […]
This was a rare treat after 4 years of no honeybees in this area. This morning in our breakfast nook we noticed a few honeybees digging in the bird feeder dust. Ah Ha! They were looking for pollen (substitute) that I have discussed many times before in previous articles. Time to provide more feed. Diane […]
The year is 1318; people are starving. Weather had turned, wet, cold, and no sunlight for several years. Perhaps this was due to the 1296 Calderas in the South Pacific that blew, becoming the largest known volcanic eruption in recent history. When a Volcano blows, such as the proposed calderas in Colorado, it becomes devastating […]
Honeybees and mankind have grown up together over thousands of years. Currently, because of mans disregard for our small friend, they are in decline. So who cares? I care. There are so many species becoming extinct because of man’s intermeddling with nature; that intermeddling is killing off man. So as the honeybee goes, so goes […]