Urgent: Save The Bees

Background photo – morguefile.com This is pretty serious stuff. Bayer might be about to overturn the EC’s decision to ban the pesticides implicated in killing off the bees! If they win this case, it could be truly disastrous for both the bees and our own future. Please share, and please …

How To Get Rid Of Slugs Naturally

Photo – naturehacks.com Anyone who grows their own food will know the heartbreak of finding a flourishing crop destroyed, or at least heavily perforated, by slugs. Reaching for the slug poison is hopefully becoming a thing of the past, especially with useful tips like this one to give you the …

DIY Newspaper Seed Starting Pots

DIY Newspaper Seed Starting Pots Photo – gardenista.com We found an amazing tutorial about making your own eco-friendly, zero cost seed starting pots from old newspapers. The link is after our commentary… Related: How To Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors Once the frolic and merrymaking from holiday parties and gatherings are …

How To Save Your Own Vegetable Seeds

How To Save Your Own Vegetable Seeds – Image: © Off-grid.info We found an amazing article all about seed saving from Real Seeds and had to share – but first some words of our own….. Seed Saving is a subject that has once again come to prominence – perhaps with …

8 Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Garden Weeds

8 Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Garden Weeds Image – Pixabay (PD) You’ve probably heard more and more “bad news” about chemical herbicides and insecticides in recent times – and great controversy has arisen, with many claims that they are very destructive to the environment. Pesticides end up in …

How To Plant Out A Tree – Free Tutorial

How to plant out a tree – Photo – © Alexey Rozhanovsky – Fotolia.com Here’s a great tutorial that we just discovered and had to share: How to plant out a tree. The link follows after our commentary and additional notes. Note that the tutorial covers the “second stage” i.e. …