Broad spectrum selective herbicides can ruin your garden. It’s easy to think “oh, well… no problem! I never use herbicides!” I thought the very same thing until I learned how easily they can sneak into the garden through very commonly used garden helpers like manure and straw. Here’s what they are, what they do, and […]
Chances are, if you have palm trees, citrus, a garden or chickens, vermin will come sniffing around. Our neighbor tented their house and the rats came over to our place. Then they stayed for the all-you-can-eat organic buffet, called my garden. I have learned more than I ever wanted to know about roof rats and I hope you will benefit from my experience. They are nasty little creatures and definitely not anything you want around your food. Here’s why they come, how to prevent them and some definite reasons to do so!
In gardening, it’s ALL about the soil. Soil is the keystone from which all your plantings either flourish or die. Sounds a bit dramatic but it’s true! When I started my garden I went to the local farmer’s supply store and bulk-bought really expensive topsoil. I DON’T recommend this if you’re ever planning on keeping […]
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