garden

  1. Laron

    Overripe Bananas in the Garden Attract Butterflies

    Butterflies have always been very special to me. I love them hanging around if I'm out in nature. By hanging your overripe bananas in the garden, the butterflies will come! They love them, but are also fond of grapefruit, cantelope, orange, watermelon, strawberries, peaches, nectarines, kiwi...
  2. Laron

    A Walipini Greenhouse

    A Walipini is a greenhouse built into the ground to take advantage of the stable temperatures and thermal mass of the earth and enable you to grow all year long, in almost any climate. Those those living at a high elevation wondering about trying this, elevation may affect the type and...
  3. Lila

    Grow your own health system

    One of the simplest ways to get down to the basics of your health is what you feed yourself. Simple, yet not necessarily easy in this time of disconnection of food systems from food eaters, expensive real estate as populations grow and cities expand and constant food advertising barrage...
  4. Kristy

    Tips How to Use Diatomaceous Earth to Benefit Your Garden

    ( Photo Credit By Google Images) In a previous thread I discussed alternatives to chemical use in your yard and I wanted to add this but I actually felt it could be its own thread since there is so much information. Diatomaceous earth This is an ultra-fine powder, made from algae like...
  5. Kristy

    Info Plants for Positive Energy

    I find that having house plants is becoming a growing trend these days. When I was a child I remember my mother had many plants in our home and that has stuck with me through adulthood. Now you don't have to have them just in your home to reap the benefits, if you have an office or workspace...
  6. Kristy

    Tips Don't use chemicals; instead try these

    Have you ever wanted to remove those weeds without breaking your back or using harmful chemicals? Many of us love to garden, grow our own food, and just keep a green space to relax. Well that also means weeds. Some people don't mind them but most would rather them not take over. Pulling...