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D.I.Y. Fridays – Homemade Organic Adobo

by Nicole Wines Adobo is often used in Caribbean cooking, as well as many other Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese cuisines. It is super simple to make your own adobo […]

D.I.Y. Fridays – Homemade Granola

by Nicole Wines This is what I made for this week’s D.I.Y. Fridays, because granola is just so much more fun (and more tasty) when you make it yourself!  The […]

D.I.Y. Fridays – Natural Tick Prevention

by Nicole Wines Every organism on this earth serves a purpose, even ticks.  But try as I might, I can find no love for these parasitic creatures and I certainly […]

D.I.Y. Fridays – Building a Raised Garden Bed

by Nicole Wines One option for gardening and small-scale intensive farming is building raised garden beds. It’s not a difficult process, it’s fun to build and you can get creative […]

D.I.Y. Fridays – Helping the Bees with our Plants and Gardens

There has been a lot of buzz about saving the bees lately. Beekeepers, environmental groups, farmers (who rely on the bees to pollinate up to 80% of their flowering crops), and even mainstream media outlets are all reporting a shocking decline in the bee population, especially honeybees, in North America and many regions of Europe. Here is a list of some plants that can be useful to both you and our pollinator friends in your gardens.