Zone Gardening for the Month of May


It’s still cool in many places in May…be attentive to temperature requirements for your particular plants.  In some instances, you’ll have to be a little more patient before setting out house plants that wintered over inside or planting warm weather seeds. Compliments of Santa Rosa Gardens and CertifiedCare.org The International Caregiver Education and Certification Company […]

About organic dried blood


I’ve been using Organic Dried Blood  since my mother introduced me to it in the 60’s. Dried blood is an organic product packed with nutrients to keep your vegetables and flowers healthy and green.  There is another great use for this, to keep your plants safe from hungry pests. Blood meal is a dry non-reactive […]

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!

Botanicals in Modern Medicine: Healing With Herbs, Part 3


Wherever possible these principals were being duplicated in the chemistry lab, then marked as “purer” medicines.

The Secret That Will Help Your Garden Thrive


The 9-year-old program, known as Grounds for Your Garden, keeps coffee grounds out of landfills and provides a nearly endless supply of grounds to the ever increasing number of gardeners who claim coffee as their key to success.