October Garden Chores


Find concise, to the point information, tips and tricks for tending a garden in autumn to best advantage for the rest of the year and into the next. Don’t forget that many elders need an extra hand tending their property year around. Do the right thing and pitch in!

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Infusions and Tisanes: Healing With Herbs, Part 6


Commercially prepared herb tea bags contain only about one-seventh (1/7) the amount of herbs per pint of water as fresh from the garden herbs.

Tips and Tricks for Using Sea Salts in Healthy Cooking


Healthy sea salt’s are extracted from within the earth or through evaporation methods, crushed into various forms of fine or course granules and screened for impurities. Find tips and tricks here for using them in your everyday cooking.

Shrubs Add Fall Interest and Autumn Color


Want to plant some shrubs to add fall interest? Here are some alternative native shrubs that offer good fall color. Find answers to questions and great suggestions for spectacular fall foliage you can easily add to your landscape.

How to Get Winter Blooms in Your Home


Many native colonies have been destroyed by harvesting for traditional medicine and also by plant collectors. The rhizomes are reportedly extremely toxic but are used medicinally for various purposes. From Africa, it was taken to England in 1854, where it was named by John Lindley to honor Lady Charlotte Clive, Dutchess of Northumberland.

About Sustainable Maufacturing


Programs exist that can help manufacturers learn and develop strategies to benefit from the rapidly growing sustainability marketplace. Find out much more at http://www.ecosmartmanufacturing.org

What is a Fair Trade Product?


Fair trade also fosters environmental stewardship, values traditional cultures, promotes democracy and educates consumers.