Entries by Andrew C

Strawberry plants – Totally Tubular or Growing Bags

When I spotted the Park Seed Company’s Growin’ Bag filledwith strawberry plants I had to order the bags and give them a a try. I’d grown strawberries in the past but the plants always suffered from some sort of leaf spot and insects or birds ate the few berries that were produced. Park’s Seed catalog had a gorgeous […]

The Maharashi Vedic Approach to Health

Comprehensive programs to enliven the body’s own inner intelligence to prevent and treat disease and promote high level health and well being. In-depth health assessments are available with a physican or consultant trained in the Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health. This consultation includes Ayur-Vedic pulse diagnosis – an ancient diagnostic technique to determine the degree […]

Facts about Florida Panther – Puma concolor coryi

Mistakenly perceived as a threat to humans, livestock and game animals, the panther was persecuted and hunted to near extinction by the mid-1950’s. The U.S. Department of the Interior listed the Florida Panther as endangered in 1967 and congress passed the endangered species act in 1973. As the human population expanded, panthers began to lose more […]

See How Contact Lenses Change Your Eye’s Natural Bacteria

If you’re already on the second month of wearing your two-week lenses and don’t really clean and refill your case after every use, here’s another reason to clean up your entire contact lenses wearing routine.  According to a study published in the journal mBio, contact lenses wearers had higher-than-normal amounts of skin bacteria (specifically Pseudomonas, Acinetobacter, Methylobacterium, and Lactobacillus) on their eyes.  How the […]

How Compost Turns Yard Waste Into Black Gold

In nature, there is no such thing as waste. Fallen leaves, twigs, and bits of plant material fall to the ground, where they are broken down by microorganisms, and their nutrients recycled back into the soil to feed another generation of plants. You can mimic this elegant cycle by using your yard waste as mulch, […]

8 Ways to Slash Your Risk for Diabetes

Nine percent of Americans have diabetes. That’s 29.1 million people. It’s the seventh leading cause of death and costs the U.S. $245 billion annually. Fortunately, you’re not powerless against this condition. Plenty of research suggests that there are easy lifestyle steps you can take to reduce your risk for diabetes—and this goes beyond the standard […]

4 Reasons To Use CBD Oil As A Natural Remedy

When referring to CBD oil and other cannabis-related products, they often get mixed up between the concepts of THC and CBD. THC, which stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol is one component that is found in the resin of the plant, while cannabinoid oil, or CBD as it is more commonly referred to is the other. Both these […]