As spring approaches families are preparing to plant, grow, and harvest their own backyard fruit and vegetable gardens. To ensure a large harvest here are some important tips to help deter both birds and critters away from backyard gardens.
Fresh herbs are just plain healthy. They give flavor to soups, casseroles and other dishes (so that less salt can be used without sacrificing the taste) and many of them have active compounds which have been shown to help prevent…0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Gardening, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
There is no shortage of literature when it comes to the health benefits of tomatoes. While they are not the only vegetables that people tend to grow in their gardens, for many gardeners these famous red globes are what makes…0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Gardening, Health, Health, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
There is a great deal written about buying organic foods but consumers could be confused about its importance. Given the vast amounts of information out there, some guidance about the foods that must be purchased organically is a must to…0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Food, Gardening, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Believe it or not, it’s easier than you might think to conserve energy and save money on utility costs while helping the environment, if you are a home owner. First, check off the basic task of replacing incandescent light bulbs…0 Shares | | Posted in Gardening, Home, Water
We tell ourselves that somewhere out there is the magical solution to transform ourselves and achieve good health and happiness. When usually the resources and inspiration for doing this are very close to home.
You just need to open your…
Essential oils are powerful, concentrated aromatic compounds extracted from herbs, flowers and other organic plant matter. Apart from there common use people have been using them to improve their health over the ages. Take a look through the rest of…0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Gardening, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Personal Care, Strength Training
Ammo, weapons, food, and medical supplies are all obvious to have during any crisis but more comprehensive items such as ‘how to’ books, spirits, and essential tools will prove to be necessary as well.
It is well understood what items…
In some parts of our country, the weather is starting to really warm up. Living on a special needs dog sanctuary, warmer weather means something more than pretty flowers getting ready to bloom. It means that those little insect pests…0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Gardening, Health, Home, Pets and Animals