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Plants for Butterflies

One of my plans this year was to attract more Butterflies to our garden. We are very lucky and already have a very wildlife friendly garden with wild creatures spilling in from neighbouring hedgerows, fields and woodlands. 558 more words

Bees & Butterflies

Soil Recipe-5: Fungal diseases? This coconut-buttermilk solution can pack a powerful punch!


The secret of this Soil Recipe lies in the simplicity of its ingredients. When prepared to perfection, this recipe containing coconut, buttermilk, turmeric, asafoetida and fruit rejects can help your plants develop resistance against fungal diseases. 368 more words

Endlessly Green

Weekly Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green!

If you’re a garden!

“But green‘s the color of spring!”

Soon it will be pea-pickin’ time! I used to plant my peas end of March, beginning April, along with other cool weather crops such as lettuce, spinach and radishes. 116 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Soil Recipe-4: Pamper your plants with this solution made out of arappu, buttermilk, fruit rejects, turmeric & asafoetida

This arappu-buttermilk solution is packed with five ingredients, some of them used in the kitchen for everyday cooking. But put together, they really pack a punch. 403 more words

Endlessly Green

Through Jenny's Eyes: An Insider's Tour of Green String Farm

My work brings me in touch with incredible people who constantly challenge me to learn and grow. Those of us who love food and agriculture share a common thread that knits our souls together in unspoken community. 1,058 more words

Karen Pavone

Tips for Starting Lettuce Indoors

Look closely. Can you see them? Tiny, the size of a filament, maybe a bit bigger than a human hair.

You are looking a freshly sprouted lettuce.   936 more words

Organic Gardening

Growing Lettuce from Seed

At the start of every new year my thoughts turn towards healthy eating. Not just because I over indulged over the holiday period. Coffee and Mince Pie anyone? 652 more words

Sowing Seeds