This is my recipe for a fruit and vegetable wash. Even if you buy organic, you’re still not sure where the fruit has been or how many people have touched it. It’s always best to give it a good wash and a rinse. This solution will help remove bacteria, germs, pesticide and wax. Although I… Read More
Pomegranate Apple Smoothie Recipe
I love to put this juice into a travel mug and take with me. It’s just 3 ingredients. Ingredients: Seeds from one pomegranate 1 Apple 1 1/2 cup Almond Milk Instructions; Pulverize the pomegranate seeds in the Nutri Bullet first…
How To Remove Pomegranate Seeds Quick & Easy
A quick and easy way to remove the seeds of a pomegranate. The key steps are: 1. Roll the fruit around to loosen the seeds up (you can hear the crunching) 2. Cut around the circumference, making you should don’t…
Protecting Your Outdoor Faucets From Contaminants
In this video, I stress the importance of installing a Vacuum Breaker on each of your outside hose bibs (spigots). The Vacuum Breaker I Use: http://amzn.to/2vBbHG5
How To Grow Garlic
I usually get my fall garlic in the ground around Halloween or the first week of November. I’m running a little late this year. But in Zone 7b, I can actually plant anytime before the new year as long as…
Make Your Own Soil-less Seed Starting Mix
I typically like to start my seeds in a soil-less mix. Especially if I’m germinating seeds that take a long time to sprout. Even so, it’s a good practice to start everything in this mix. The mix I use is…
Compost Tea, Help or Hype?
Is compost tea helpful in the garden? In this video I give six reasons for not making or using it. There is no evidence to support the use of compost tea as beneficial to your garden. Here I will explain…
Save water and cut down on weeding by installing a simple yet effective drip irrigation system for all your raised beds.
DIY Make your own watering can from a choice of dozens of plastic containers lying around the house.
Today I started my radishes in containers to grow indoors in my grow room. Growing radishes is probably the easiest of all vegetables to grow.
A tour of my 2012 indoor winter grow room.
Why is it so important to choose the right seed starting mix? In this video I will explain what happens when you DON’T use the right mix and what happens when you choose the correct one.
My continued rant about the necessity of gardening and growing your own food for independence http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXJDZxDiZgc
My thoughts on what the hunger problem in America is. And also the possible solution. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6LxR1Y_Lrs
The columbines are done blooming. And now is the time to collect the seeds before the wind decides to do it for me.
The Windowbox Roma was looking a little peaked so I assumed it was the potting mix. I re-potted only 1 of the 2 and show the results.