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“So much time, and so little to do! Strike that, reverse it.”

It’s hard to believe that we are already two weeks into spring. I’m so behind schedule. But isn’t everybody. One of the things that I’ve learned from personal experience and the experience of others is that there is never enough time to get everything done that you need to do. 494 more words

Gardening

Eat dirt. You'll feel better.

So suggest some researchers into eco-therapy, a trendy new concept that has doctors writing prescriptions for spending time in a park. While they don’t specifically recommend eating dirt (a pathological condition known generally as “pica”), they do say the soil contains mood-enhancing micro-organisms that enhance happy-making brain chemicals, such as serotonin. 909 more words

Environment

Beautiful Vegetable Portraits: Lynn Karlin’s Pedestal Series

Originally posted on Mother Earth News by Laura Dell-Haro.

Gardeners are inspired to grow their own vegetables for a variety of reasons: food purity, food security, family and cultural traditions, fresh flavors, stress relief, improved nutrition, and many more. 359 more words

Kitchen & Gardening

Farming Methods Matter: Animals

There has been an increasing push against the consumption of animal products. Studies arise stating that animal products cause cancer, contribute to cardiovascular disease, etc. We are told they are bad for the environment and inhumane. 1,027 more words

Health

Mother Earth News story about Toxicity in Homes

With all this talk about toxins and toxicity in green living, I thought it would be a good idea to explain what toxicity means. It’s not that you now have to jump onto a website like… 242 more words

Green Living News

How to Calm a Farmgirl

Maryjane’s mama had to work late last night.  She was getting to that two year old too tired to stay awake hysteria.  So how do you calm a born farmgirl?  86 more words

Farm