Pets and gardening don’t always mix, but there’s no reason they can’t, says Oakland emergency veterinarian Stacey Sonnenshein. It just takes some planning and a little caution. Here are some of Sonnenshein’s tips: Creating zones If your favorite plants are poisonous or dangerous to pets, that doesn’t mean you can’t […]
There was a recent town-hall meeting where democrats in the the 2020 presidential election came together for a 7 hour massive question and answer marathon. Many of the question revolved around your typical progressive talking points and the answers given to them were your typical boilerplate language points. However, today we have a new issue that we are “struggling” with as a nation: To eat meat or not to eat meat
What do peppers that are genetically engineered to look like penises and blue strawberries have in common? First, these fairyland fruits and veggies don’t exist in reality—but they do on the internet. Second, blue strawberries and penis peppers are both part of elaborate seed scams found on sites, such as Amazon, Etsy and eBay, […]
Watch this webstream from 0600BST to 1500BST to follow the busy goings-on inside a productive beehive on a bee farm in the South-East of England.
In the world of gardening and farming, the most important question is “How long can we continue farming?” It seems like a pretty benign question with a simple answer, but not so anymore. We now live in a shifting climate and even the small (mini-farmer) must be aware of some the techniques and technology that is being used to keep the food production going.
For a long time, dry land farming was the only way you could do in many places, especially the middle east and around the Mediterranean. Simply put, dry land farming, is simply tapping to the moisture that is already in the land. During the raining season, farmers would break up the saturated soil and compact it down till it forms a crust that prevents the moisture from evaporating. While this practice is not needed for many areas, California is beginning to once again re-use this technique as demand for water in the dry region has become difficult to deal with along with the rising cost of irrigation systems.
OTHER NAME(S): Anis, Anís, Anis Vert, Aniseed, Anise Essential Oil, Anisi Fructus, Graine d’Anis Vert, Huile Essentielle d’Anis, Phytoestrogen, Phyto-Œstrogène, Pimpinella anisum, Pinella, Semen Anisi, Shatpushpa, Sweet Cumin, Velaiti Saunf. ANISE – a fragrant herb for seasoning 1 oz/28 g contains approx. 7,000 seeds GREENHOUSE: Never use seed that is more […]
Herbal Tea OverviewHerbal tea is not technically a true tea, as it does not derive from the Camellia sinensis plant (i.e. the plant that is used to create black, oolong, green, and white teas). Instead, herbal tea is an infusion or blend of various leaves, fruits, bark, roots, or flowers […]
So This will be updated as I go thru the seed varieties that are out there. Here is the Link. All listed patents are valid for 20 years from Issued date. Basil Varieties with current Patents: 9800125 Sanremo Societe des Produits Nestle Certificate Issued 3/23/2001 Unavailable 9800126 Pesto Societe des […]
When the weather warms up, herbs can grow tall quickly and stop producing leaves but flower and set seeds instead. Delay bolting by harvesting leaves while the plant is still immature. The more leaves you harvest, the more energy the plant will expend on leafing out rather than on flower […]