Growing Herbs in Water

No garden? No Space? No Problem! You can grow your own indoor herb garden without a pinch of soil! Even if you live in an apartment with nothing more than a tiny back porch or balcony, there is still room to grow some fragrant herbs. All you need is water, sunlight, and a place for…

Gardening with Turtles

  There are hundreds of kinds of tortoises and even more kinds of turtles, but my experiences have been limited to but a few. I have found they make excellent garden companions. Did you know that the box turtle can be a great gardener friend? Yes, these beautiful animals can help keep those pests away…

Gardening with Birds

Spring means the arrival of flowers and greenery, but it also means the arrival of spring birds too! If you want to attract more birds to your yard this spring, take a peek below at some helpful tips on how to attract spring birds. You will find that with just a few steps, you can…

Medicinal Succulents

“This is for informational purposes only. Do not use any plants medicinally without consulting your doctor first.” Adding succulents and cacti to your home help keep your fresh air and remove toxins from the environment. Plants absorb our respiratory waste (carbon dioxide), and they convert it into plant carbohydrates to build strong bodies that in…

Bears & Succulents

Did you know leaves and flowers form the largest, most dependable portion of the black bear’s annual diet? They seek tender plant parts with nutrients in a digestible, fluid form. In spring, many young plants fit that description. Early foods are catkins (flowers) of aspen, willow, hazel, and alder. Emerging leaves, grass, and small plants…