Edibility of Wild Plants

Below is a link to a guide where you can learn how to distinguish types of edible/poisonous plants growing in the wild, as well as proper edibility testing methods for plants you come across.

Before you continue, please read below…I do NOT want to be responsible for someone accidentally poisoning themselves! 😦

This is to be used as a guide for -survival situations-. Continue reading…

Amazing Cloves and Clove Oil

It’s the weekend (or, like me, you are on vacation in the middle of the ocean) and your tooth starts to hurt. The pain has become so bad you can not eat, can not concentrate and whoa! you can not even enjoy yourself and have fun. What’s a gal or guy to do?

Let me let you in on a secret: you can temporarily mitigate the pain and suffering with oil of clove, an inexpensive and readily available essential oil. Here is what you do: Read more…

Composting: Free Natural Fertilizer

If you grow anything at all (even grass!), then composting is one of the best and easiest ways to fertilize your plants. It’s natural, free, good for the environment and wastes almost nothing.

Plants naturally shed seeds, leaves, etc, and feed themselves by absorbing from the soil the nutrients that the waste leaves behind.

You can “shed” all kinds of materials to be broken down for your plants yourself, including fruits, vegetables, coffee grounds, tea leaves, eggshells, grass, straw; and even paper.

Below is a chart of materials you can compost and how to mix them. Read more…

Visiting the River

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