Here's how to preserve garlic in oil - store it in the fridge or freezer. Garlic is one of the easiest things to grow in your food garden. You can grow quite a few heads of garlic in a fairly small space. Garlic doesn't mind growing in the garden or in containers or pots on your deck. You can also buy garlic at the farmer's market. We grow a lot of garlic bulbs here; we have always loved … [Read more...]
Get Rid of House Flies – Natural Ways to Kill Flies
Get rid of house flies using our top all natural hacks! House flies can be quite the pest to have around your home. Since many of us suffer from having these little creatures get indoors and fly around everywhere, I wanted to share some tips to help you get rid of house flies naturally. I’m sure you’ve seen those sticky strips that are full of chemicals like this Permethrin, and other harsh … [Read more...]
Tip of the Day – 3 Ways to Shop Local & Eat Healthy
Spend a bit of extra time sourcing out a few local things and you can easily eat healthier and maybe even save money too. Get an easy routine down and you'll find you can save money and time. Plus, you'll be supporting families in your community and eating closer to where you live. Here are 3 great ways to shop local: Go to the local Farmer's Market - … [Read more...]
Natural Insect Repellant That’s Probably in Your Pantry!
June has been very rainy here this year. It's actually been hard to get into the garden because the soil is so wet and I really don't like walking on it when it's like that. A couple of days of sunshine and a bit of wind goes a long way to start drying it out enough. I have to be out in the garden every minute I can, but we are being bombarded with bugs this year. Is it because it … [Read more...]