Bugs, for a healthy garden

Insects are a part of our lives year round, but they really make themselves apparent in the summer. Insects play an important part in keeping our ecosystems balanced, but there are times we have to exert some control over them. I prefer to work with nature and realize many bugs are actually beneficial to keeping … Continue reading Bugs, for a healthy garden


Stevia, Sugar Leaf

No, this isn’t Ozzy’s Sweet Leaf! It’s stevia, a plant often used as a sugar substitute. Most of you may think of a white powder when stevia is mentioned. It is sold in many supermarkets as a liquid or white powder. Stevia is actually green in its natural unprocessed state and tastes just as sweet … Continue reading Stevia, Sugar Leaf

Engage in the Consciousness of Plants

The locavore or local food movement has gained much attention over the years. It's a wonderful statement to purchase locally for a variety of reasons, including supporting the local economy, lessening the environmental impact of transporting goods and the health implications as well. Let's take it a step further, just a step out your front … Continue reading Engage in the Consciousness of Plants