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Happy Healthy Bees

2017-03-11T13:58:00+00:00July 8th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Health and Wellness|

I just love this time of year. The yard is ’scaped, the green is vibrant, everything is blooming, the garden is planted, and the vegetables are ripening. Much of this wondrous development growth is possible only because of the insects that pollinate the flowers. Bees, Bees, Bees One of the most important pollinators is the mighty bee. Honeybees have been receiving increased attention because of their declining population. In the 1940s, beekeepers managed about [...]

Organic Gardening Benefits and Recipes

2017-03-10T15:33:57+00:00October 5th, 2015|All Natural Worm Castings, Health and Wellness|

Gardening is Good for You: Benefits and Recipes Veggies and eggs fresh from the farm! Gardening has many benefits. The two I appreciate most are the fresh produce I use to craft delicious recipes and the exercise I do to burn calories. According to WebMD, weeding and planting burns 250-350 calories an hour, and hoeing and raking burns 350-450 calories an hour, depending on the vigor with which you approach [...]

Garden Storm

2017-03-11T15:49:53+00:00July 16th, 2015|Health and Wellness|

Hit by a Georgia Storm So last night we had bad storms. Really bad storms. Lightning struck all around and thunder rolled at decibels that reverberated through my core. I went out this morning to check on the garden. I expected some damage, and I was not let down. Tomato plants in cages were blown over, some corn stalks were now parallel to the ground, and quite a few bush beans had stems [...]