This year, I decided to try to grow my own Luffa sponges. The Luffa gourd is in the same family as the cucumber – it generates very long vines and is easy to grow. Continue reading
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This was a great year for Peppers; they produced Continue reading
The Green Antelope Horn Milkweed — Asclepias viridis — is so named for its elongated fruit (top right corner of the image).
In Texas, Continue reading
Water Quality is important for Health. Learn more about what is in your water and how you can remove the toxic contaminants.
This year, I’m thinking outside the box, and learning to grow and use a few more plants that contribute to a healthy lifestyle for myself, family and friends. Continue reading
I’ve previously grown Stevia, but have not collected the seeds–before now. Continue reading
Eggplant produces well in summer heat, and adds a plethora of nutrients for a healthy diet. Continue reading
With the new kitchen garden bed finally completed this year in March, tarragon was one of the first herbs planted.
The popcorn is just about ready to harvest! Here’s the first cob. This corn was grown in a raised bed with no chemicals or pesticides — compost, soil, and mulch only! Continue reading
In the garden, I found that some of the leaves on the bell peppers had been “cut out” along the edges. This was not at all bothersome for me because Continue reading