Category Archive for: ‘Month May Week 3’

Set Out Water For Bees In Your Garden

Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath

Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to collect water: a pond, fountain, or a bee bath. A bee bath is easy to make and care for in your home garden, and it’s a …

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Blackberry Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Recipe 3

Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are packed with calcium, manganese, and phosphorus, in addition to being a great source of healthy omega-3 fats, protein and fiber. The seeds are tasteless and tiny, so you really notice them much when they are dry. When they are soaked, however, they take on the texture of tapioca pudding. Some people love it, some others hate it, …

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Glowing Terrarium Tutorial

Wait Until You See This Terrarium Night Light!

Terrarium by day, mystical glowing orb by night: this terrarium night light has a special twist, it lights up the evening! For those of us who prefer to sleep with a little glow, this unique night light gives off just enough light so you don’t stub your toe on the furniture during late night washroom trips. The terrarium is simple to …

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Homemade Coconut Lotion Recipe

Lavender Grapefruit Whipped Coconut Oil Lotion

After the bath this whipped coconut lotion will nourish skin and bring along the refreshing lavender grapefruit scent for the rest of the day. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups coconut oil 10 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops grapefruit essential oil   To whip coconut oil you will need a hand blender or mixer with a whisk attachment. It’s best to …

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Rhubarb Lemonade Recipe

Rhubarb Lemonade

This refreshing lemonade comes to us straight from authors, John Gillespie & Christina Symons, and their book Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome (Harbour Publishing). When rhubarb is in season, I certainly can’t get enough. I’m happy John and Christina have joined us today to share the recipe! A splash of rhubarb syrup or compote adds a tart tang …

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CSI Horticulture Whats Wrong With My Plants

CSI Horticulture: Organic Control of Plant Disease

Organic Control of Plant Disease Does this look familiar? or this? how about this? These little holes here… …could they possibly be caused by these guys? (A. They are not responsible for the holes but are causing damage to the plant). If you have ever had a vegetable garden then you are likely familiar with disease and pests. From blight …

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