At Home contains 305 articles
Organic Gardening Pest Control
Categories: At Home, Natural Remedies

We choose organic gardening because we want to avoid all the chemicals that are so prevalent in our society. But as soon as we make a commitment to raising food this way, we’re faced with out deadliest enemy: bugs! How do we kill them – or at least, get rid of them – without heavy-duty […]

DIY Landscaping: Grow Fruit Trees
Categories: At Home

I have a new DIY landscaping fever and I mentioned in a recent post that I’ve been planting fruit trees. But planting them is the easy part – getting them to thrive is the tough part. We just had a spiffy new patio built in our back yard and my plan to grow fruit trees […]

5 Star Alkaline Recipes: Kale Salad For Quick Healthy Meals
Categories: Recipes-Food

I am a devotee of the alkaline diet and way of life and this is one of my favorite alkaline recipes: kale salad. Simple, healthy recipes are important to all of us who care about our health and that of our family. So, if you’re looking for healthy recipe ideas, check out this video and […]

My Best Green Tea Recipe
Categories: Recipes-Food

I would like to share my best green tea recipe. Forget bottled green tea and make your own – it's healthier and cheaper. And the one I make is absolutely YUMMY (she said modestly, :-) Before I give you the ingredients, let's talk about how to brew your high quality green tea. Green tea is […]

3 Organic Gardening Tips For A Luscious Garden
Categories: At Home

I plant a fairly large a huge garden every summer – with my primary focus on herbs like parsley, cilantro, chives, rosemary, etc. I have three organic gardening tips that might be helpful to beginners. Organic Planting & Our Wonderful Feathered Friends Whenever I sowed seeds in the spring I would have a terrible time […]

Miniature Roses Or The Joy Of A Miniature Rose Garden
Categories: At Home

Miniature roses are … guess what? … miniaturized rose plants. They not ‘fake’ roses, as some insist – they’re real roses that have just been cultivated to grow smaller and smaller. A miniature rose garden is an incredible sight and well worth some trouble – if you love roses, of course. WHY Grow Miniature Rose […]

Gardening In Containers For Year Round Lush Beauty
Categories: At Home

Gardening in containers is a very efficient use of space. If you live in a condo or apartment and have a deck or patio you can grow flowers, herbs and even small amounts of veggies. After all, why should the suburbanites have all the fun? But, you might be like me: I have a large […]

Solar Power Generation: The Energy Efficient Home Of The Future
Categories: At Home

In March, my heating and cooling cost a gagging $467.81. Am I interested in an energy efficient home? You bet your bippy I am! Solar power generation is of intense interest around here because not only can we live off the power grid and save $467.81 (in fairness, it’s not always that high) but we […]

Energy Efficiency at Home: Does Your Castle Pass The Test?
Categories: At Home

Yes, our homes may be our castles, but in the 21st century wise people consider their energy efficiency at home. A test for yourself: do you see tips on residential energy efficiency and think, “Yeah I need to do that sometime.” – and then … Think of it this way: it’s much more fun to […]

Organic Gardening Tips For A Culinary Herb Garden
Categories: At Home

If you need some organic gardening tips, here are three of my best. I plant a huge garden every summer – with my primary focus on my kitchen herb garden which has treasures like parsley, cilantro, chives, rosemary, etc. Yes, I have some veggies, too, but I love the herbs best. I go out in […]