Month: May 2017

Organic Gardening Glossary

Organic Gardening Glossary Wondering what a certain organic gardening term means? Find it here in the organic gardening glossary.   Aerobic composting Composting by means of bacteria which thrive in an oxygen rich environment. Generally, this type of composting doesnt stink. More at compost.   Anerobic composting Composting by means of bacteria which thrive in [Continue]

The Holistic Gardening Handbook

A Book Review The Holistic Gardening Handbook – creating health and abundance in your organic garden by Phil Nauta. I wondered if it was worth the money. Is an e-book really worth it? Its not on Amazon.com, so I cant browse it. Its over 300 pages. Is it going to be boring and academic and [Continue]

Texas Strawberries

I replanted my parents front flower bed because over time, the sun-loving plants that were there got shaded out.  It was full of lantana, pink skullcap, and mealy blue sage.  Watch the short video and see what I planted.     Both the Salvia coccinea and Ruellia are seed spitters and spread quickly.  I chose [Continue]

Backyard Aquaponics

Changing climate patterns are making backyard aquaponics look better and better.   Aquaponic systems require time and money to set up, but have very distinct advantages: Super low water usage Super low electricity usage Low maintance No watering, no irrigation systems Fish production as a by product Organic if not, it will kill the system [Continue]