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Pest Control – Battling the Pesky Mole – Organic Tip

By Denise

If you are having problems with moles (or other small animals) try using this formula to drive them out of your yard: 1/4 cup castor oil    2 Tablespoons of liquid detergent soap Blend the two together in a blender. This is the only way they will mix properly. (I have a separate mixer for garden […]

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Edible Weeds – Creative Herb Gardening – Foraging

By Denise

Three more popular edible weeds are Chickweed, Lambs’ Quarters and Watercress, all of which I grow and use. Lambs’ Quarters is in my herb garden and the other two grow wild on the property.   Chickweed:  Chickweed is also known as Starweed. It is a shallow rooted plant and has small, oval-shaped leaves. It grows […]

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The Art of A Living Roof- Organic Gardening – La Times Article

By Denise

I just read an article that was in the Los Angeles Times paper written by Debra Prinzing. It’s about having a living roof. By having soil and a growing garden of sorts on your house roof or deck you add to improving the environment and have the enjoyment of a creative yard or garden at […]

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