GREEN LIVING: grow your own food * use alternative energy sources * keep farm animals for manure and food * practice waste reduction * use alternative transportation * live simply * collect rainwater * work at home * be a good neighbour * do it yourself
Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil. just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer ba
The pineberry is a white strawberry with red seeds. Pineberries are actually the oldest strawberry variety. Originally strawberries were white in South America and red in North America (known as scarlets).
For successful growing in the shade, remove low-hanging branches from nearby trees, use raised beds and liners to discourage tree roots from wicking water away from crops, and use reflective mulches to give plants more light.