Earth - Springwatch's top five magical moments. This year's Springwatch is shaping up nicely and with a week still to go there's still time for plenty of surprises.
Here's our top five moments so far... Hedgehog surprise! We couldn't stop watching this little clip of a hedgehog surprising his friend, and with nearly two and a half million views on Facebook and growing, neither could you guys. Bye bye blue tits Watching the young blue tits fly the nest was very special, it was very emotional seeing the story unfold. The majesty of the barn owl We were blown away by this slow motion footage of a barn owl hunting in all its glory, and so were you with over two million views on Facebook. Pine marten gymnastics. Home Remedies for Sunburn Treatment. Skip to main content Feed Feedly My Yahoo FeedBlitz AOL Reader The Old Reader Agregator Bitty Browser Preview Daily Rotation Feed Mailer FeedBucket iTunes Miro Netvibes NewsAlloy NewsIsFree Outlook PodNova Protopage News Feeds Symbaloo Bookmarks The Free Dictionary The Free Library WINKsite.
Brain Candy. When is the Next Full Moon? Skip to main content Free Beginners Garden Guide Vegetable Gardening for Beginners!
Your complete guide on how to grow a vegetable garden—from scratch! You will also be subscribed to our Almanac Companion Newsletter Live Webcams Visit the Almanac HQ Webcam Visit the Almanac Garden Webcam Solar Energy Production Today 74.90 kWh. Butterfly Bush: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Buddleia. The Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) is a beautiful, fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms—long, seductively spiked trusses—that bloom from summer to autumn.
The flowers come in many colors, though butterflies prefer the lavenderpink (mauve) of the species to the white and dark purple cultivars. Butterfly bushes are hardy to zone 5 and remains evergreen from zone 8 south. The shrub is also low-maintenance, only requiring dead-heading and annual pruning in later winter to encourage flowers and a compact shape. Invasive Concerns Please note that the popular Butterfly Bush, imported from China, is now being classified as an invasive species in most regions, which means it’s crowding out native food that is essential to wildlife, including butterflies and birds. How to Keep Cats Away From the Garden. Skip to main content Feed Feedly My Yahoo FeedBlitz AOL Reader The Old Reader Agregator Bitty Browser Preview Daily Rotation Feed Mailer FeedBucket iTunes Miro Netvibes NewsAlloy NewsIsFree Outlook PodNova Protopage News Feeds Symbaloo Bookmarks The Free Dictionary The Free Library WINKsite.
CHINESE FACE MAP REVEALS WHICH PART OF YOUR BODY IS SICK AND HOW TO FIX IT. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, there is a way of reading diseases and conditions directly from the face.
Chinese healers have been using this method to detect numerous diseases. Our facial skin is very sensitive and can reflect internal changes faster than the other body parts. The ancient Chinese face map associates certain areas of the face with certain organs. Whenever we experience some kind of imbalance in the body, it manifests on our face in the form of rashes, pimples and color changes. #FES. A starving, struggling otter in Arizona was nursed back to health after utility workers plucked it from a canal on the outskirts of Phoenix.
The 4-week-old animal was dehydrated and covered with fleas when three heroes from Salt River Project noticed the otter struggling to escape the drying canal. "He was calling for his momma, we assumed," Craig Boggs, one of the utility workers, told the local Arizona news channel KPNX-TV. "It would go back under water and fight and come back up," he told the station. "He was about to give up. He was pretty exhausted. " Otters were once found throughout the region in the Salt, Verde, Little Colorado, and Gila river systems, until early settlers all but killed them off. An otter family is said to live near the artificial pool of water at Granite Reef Diversion Dam, which is where the baby otter possibly began its harrowing journey, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
The Crunchy Urbanite. Much to the dismay of my coworkers and loved-ones, I’ve been spending the better part of a year experimenting with DIY deodorant.
Like all of us, I used regular drugstore deodorant for years. A Quick Guide to Coconut Oil & Beeswax Ratios - Humblebee & Me. I find my quick guide to liquid oil and beeswax ratios so useful that I knew I’d have to extend it out to soft oils as well.
Today we’re looking at beeswax and coconut oil, a perennial favourite in DIY body products. Coconut oil is a soft oil, solid at room temperature. However, it melts at 24°C, which means it’s liquid most of the time in the parts of the world where coconuts actually grow. It’s a very smooth oil that liquifies quickly and absorbs into the skin leaving little evidence it was ever there.
I was curious to see how it acted when paired with beeswax. I used the same method for this experiment as for my other wax and oils guides. I labelled each little tin, melted them one by one in a water bath, and then let them set up before observing my results.