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Foraging for Pine Needles

(and other conifer needles)
Friday, December 2, 2016, 2:48 PM

A wonderful exploration of various pine and conifer trees and the different properties the leaves have. 


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Compost Tea Brewing

How to Build a Compost Tea Brewer and Brew Tea

DIY Compost Tea Brewer
Monday, February 1, 2016, 3:50 PM

I had a free 55 gallon barrel that I decided to turn into a compost tea brewer. Compost tea is a great way to magnify your compost by breeding the beneficial microorganisms and spraying them on your plants. Plants sprayed with high quality compost tea will be healthier, less affected by pests, and produce better fruits and vegetables. » Read more

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Health Benefits of 15 Teas

Exploring various tea options
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 6:00 PM

An interesting look at various teas and how they can be used for a healthful beverage. 


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7 ways to use an avocado pit

More than just compost filler
Monday, September 8, 2014, 4:43 PM

Some interesting ways to use the avocado pit and not worry about that hard ball of organic matter sitting around in your compost pile.


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Feeling Queasy?

Ginger is the Best Remedy for Nausea
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 1:52 PM

A great article that discusses the many benefits of using ginger root to combat the feeling of nausea, upset stomach and as a digestive aide.  Fresh root is best but also having some in dried tea form works well too.  Keep in mind that organic ginger root can be planted in container pots and grown as a nice house plant.