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We Have a Vacancy: Building a Bug Hotel for Solitary Bees

Now here’s a project that doesn’t take too much time and is simply perfect for the whole family. The materials used for this are all items you can hunt for in parks or woods and make for a great excuse to go on a hike. 2,056 more words

Critters And Such

Slug Traps

I grow an organic garden. This year I have had lots of slugs in my strawberries, so I searched the Internet for ideas on how to treat slugs organically and one suggestion was to make slug traps out of citrus fruit. 54 more words

How To Water Your Garden

Successful organic gardening relies on a series of small but vital choices we, as the gardeners make. Something as simple as where you buy the seed you choose to plant is pivotal in today’s world of GMO where even the seed coat can affect the final product. 459 more words

Organic Gardening

May's Garden

Here in zone 6, things are starting to take off. Cooler weather plants are finishing up. I haven’t been able to get things done exactly how I like due to 542 more words

Weed Control Without Synthetic Sprays | Katy Had a Little Farm

“A weed is but an unloved flower.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Well, Ella, that depends.  But it brings up an important aspect of our discussion: 1,201 more words

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In The Gardens...

This year I’ve made a real attempt to reduce the number of vegetables we grow. Why? We have always grown enough vegetables not only for ourselves, which includes winter storage, but plenty extra to pass along to non-gardeners. 407 more words

Life At Fernwood

Dear Mom, Thanks for Making Me Wear Sunscreen

I recently read an article on Scary Mommy about how different it is to take kids to the beach now versus growing up in the ’80s. 929 more words

Age-Defying