Monthly Archives: September 2013

How to Kill Aphids, Scale Bugs, etc. Without Harmful Chemicals

I recently noticed that I had aphids in my basil planter and scale bugs on the bottoms of my bay laurel.  Since these herbs are things we consume, I didn’t want to use anything with harmful chemicals.  I remember seeing a report that talked about Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Pepperment Soap and how to use it to safely eliminate bugs on… (more…)

Cardamom Tea is a Delicious Way to Cure What Ails You.

I have to admit something to all of you.  I have been having a love affair for many years now.  Oh, not the traditional kind.  MY love affair is with Cardamom Tea.  Cardamom is a wonderful spice that helps boost your immune system.  Cardamom is beneficial in combating many kinds of cancer, asthma, bronchitis, helps cleanse the kidneys and bladder,… (more…)

It’s DONE!! Well, almost.

So if you have been following this blog for any length of time, you know that I opened my big mouth this past spring and “volunteered” to terrace a large hill in our backyard.  We have gotten many bids over the last 18 years that we have lived in this house and the $$ keep going higher, and higher.  So,… (more…)