Posts in category Gardening

Foods That Re-Grow from Kitchen Scrap...

Looking for a healthy way to get more from your garden? Like to know your food is free of the pesticides and other nasties that are often sprayed on commercial crops? Re-growing food from your kitchen scraps is a good way to do it! There’s nothing like eating your own home- grown vegies, and there […]

Identify The Best Wild Edible Foods

It’s just assumed that every outdoorsman knows how to live off the land. And while you may be able to hunt, fish, and trap circles around everybody you know, are you equally proficient with wild edible plants? Do you know which nuts and berries you can add to an outdoor meal, or even be used […]

How to Identify and Utilize Evergreen...

Winter tree identification can seem like a very daunting task in most areas. With the broad leaves having fallen in autumn, many trees require a very close inspection to determine their genus and species. Even then, you could still be completely stumped (pun intended). Lucky for us, though, the evergreens don’t change much over the […]

Chinese police use geese as guard dog...

“Police in rural parts of China’s Xinjiang Province are no longer turning to dogs to stand guard at police stations at night.”

Tips for dealing with Aphids and Ants...

– Aphids can be picked off by hand or you can get rid of them with a spray of equal parts of antiseptic mouthwash and water. – Don’t like to pick them off? Wrap a wide strip of tape around your hand, sticky side out, and pat the plants. The aphids will stick to the […]

Frugal Fertilizing for your plants..

  – Feed your plants pelletized horse or cattle feed from your local farm supply store. The nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium in the feed is just what your plants need. Just lightly sprinkle some on the soil around your plants or put some in the bottom of your planting holes and cover with a thin […]

Raising Chicken 101

Sharing Some tips and Tricks I have learned. *You are not allowed to laugh! – Never buy your chicks from an over populated chicken farm unless you know what a sick chicken looks like. – The first time I bought chicks they were from Craig’s List. Bad Idea! I had no idea what a healthy […]

How to Make a Quick and Simple Water ...

Do Not Buy a Watering Can…Make Your Own! Take a plastic container of any size, poke some holes in the top and your in business…