Vinegar Tips - Vinegar uses for your Garden
White distilled vinegar provides many safe alternatives to protect and enhance your garden and gardening tools. Not only will you feel good about keeping children and pets (and you!) away from pesticides and other chemicals, you’ll feel great about the low cost of vinegar compared to those other products.
Easy vegetables to grow
Planting a garden doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking. But the fear of failure keeps many a gardener-wannabe from spending time and energy on planting backyard crops. Knowing the easy vegetables to grow for your region — in addition to when and where to plant them — is the best way to ensure success.
DIY: How To Make Your Own Green Terrarium To Keep or Give Away for the Holidays!
- A clear glass jar, vase, bowl, glass, or whatever interesting glass container you have on hand - Rocks, pebbles or recycled glass chunks - Activated charcoal (sometimes called activated carbon) - Potting soil appropriate for your plants - Moss (optional) - Figurines, sticks or decorative items (optional) - Various small plants - A scoop, spoon or shovel - Scissors - Gloves Source your containers from a thrift store or an antique store or scrounge around your house for an old jar. Even simple jelly jars or canning jars can make beautiful terrariums. They can be open or closed – it’s totally up to you. Everything else can be bought at your local gardening center. As for the plants, the sky is the limit, but generally speaking look for small plants that you can fit inside your jar.
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The case for re-naming the human race
It is time the human race had a new name. The old one, Homo sapiens – wise or thinking man – has been around since 1758 and is no longer a fitting description for the creature we have become. When the Swedish father of taxonomy Carl Linnaeus first bestowed iti , humanity no doubt seemed wise when compared with what scientists of the day knew about both humans and other animals.
How to Forecast Weather
Ever wondered how to forecast the weather without actually using instruments? Check the Clouds: Clouds can tell us a lot about the weather.
Cool Thumb-controlled Watering Pot Made With Recycled Materials
I got the idea to make these thumb controlled pots from the pottery ones I’ve seen at Historic Williamsburg. The original earthenware “thumb pots” were used in 17th and 18th century English gardens. I reproduced this clever watering device using salvaged plastic bottles and jugs. It is ideal for watering delicate seedlings. I use this watering pot all the time now.
27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space
Playful as kids are, accidents happen. And the accident that befallen me at 7 years old was the feeling of the hot exhaust pipe of a motorcycle kissing the skin of my leg. Grandma was around and saw it. Immediately, she took out a knife and slice the thick lower part of the aloe vera plant by the garden and rubbed the exposed end on the burn.
Shampoo Recipe - Make Your Own Shampoo - Natural Shampoo
"If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive."~ Dale Carnegie We all have hair -- some more, some less. (Some of us even have it where we don't want it!)
7 Great Ways To Beat The Airlines At Their Own Game
The airline industry has a serious image problem as many reports have shown it ranks towards the bottom of customer satisfaction surveys. The industry can blame high fuel costs for rising airfares, but they have no one but themselves to blame for the way their quality has gone down as they have antagonized their customers with a variety of fees that are constantly increasing. In response, travelers have been thinking of themselves less as customers and more as adversaries in a battle over their scarce business or vacation budget.
16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps
By Andy Whiteley Co-Founder of Wake Up World 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?