Mosquito Repellent Plants and Remedies, Facts and Myths
Natural Mosquito Repellents and Myths What works and what doesn’t when it comes to those pesky flying insects and naturalRead more.
How to Make Calendula Oil
By Jane Seeley, contributing writer Common name: CalendulaScientific name: Calendula officinalisFamily: Compositae It was over twenty years ago when I first heard aboutRead more.
Your Mother Was a Hamster…
…and your father smelt of elderberries! It never fails. Whenever we share about anything elderberry, people chime in with thisRead more.
Sambucus Canadensis and Sambucus Nigra, the Edible Elderberries
A.K.A. American Elderberry and Black Elderberry. These common elderberries are the best edible elderberry species. Elderberry plants are both ornamentalRead more.
Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant (Yes… Eggplant!)
Is it a pumpkin? Is it a tomato…? No! It’s actually an eggplant! Seeds arrived in the mail from GardensAllRead more.
Cucamelon – the Cutest Little Exotic Vegetable
Cucamelons are also known as: Mexican Sour Gherkin Mouse Melon Mexican Cucumber Sandita (Central American name, meaning little watermelon) Well,Read more.
Garden Harvest Basket and Colander
A Handy Produce Basket Summer means daily harvesting of garden goodies. There are many different kinds of receptacles to useRead more.
Rooting Hormone for Plant Propagation
What are Rooting Hormones? Rooting hormones are not essential to plant propagation, but definitely helpful and can significantly increase chances ofRead more.
Home Freeze Dryer – Preserving Food for Long Term Storage
Lyophilization That’s what it’s called when you freeze dry something. When it comes to food, it’s the ultimate food preservation andRead more.