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How to Save A Human Child

By Lumiere, published on Feb 22, 2014

...more bee-friendly plants, and to make space for wildflowers. Also, buy Organic produce because it is pesticide free.

How to Plant a Bee Garden - http://thehoneybeeconservancy.org/act-today-2/plant-a-bee-garden/

How to Plant a Butterfly Garden - http://www.thebutterflysite.com/gardening.shtml

How to Plant a Certified Wildlife Friendly Garden - http://www.nwf.org/How-to-Help/Garden-for-Wildlife/Create-a-Habitat.aspx

9- Grow Food Not Lawns: The latest available data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that a record number,46 million... (more)

Tags: greenpeace, human rights, amnesty international, butterflies, bees, fracking, gardening, grow food not lawns, pacific garbage patch, clean water

Weather the storm!

By Garry McC, published on Jan 14, 2014

We are not alone in facing rain, snow, wind and very (very) occasionally the blistering summer heat, yet us Brits seem to have an interest in the weather that goes way above and beyond the call of duty.

Perhaps it's because we love to moan and there is almost always something to moan about when it comes to the weather.

But why then, do we love to moan? Does the act of moaning go hand in hand with our penchant for supporting the underdog and our hatred of those who boast or rise too high above their station in life?

No man is an island it has been said yet perhaps our weather... (more)

Tags: garden, weather, gardening

Beware: Don't plant peppermint in your garden!

By Colleen Foster, published on Apr 27, 2013

...Island, full off herbs and vegetables. Cucumber, zucchini, and peppermint were a huge hit with the earth. I was pooping cucumber seeds and drinking mint in my tea for three months straigt: June, July, and August.

Ok, now fastfoward 10 years. Playing house has become a chore and the gardening has been replaced with farmer's market trips on Saturday mornings at 8 a.m. Left unattended, Rhode Island transformed into a peppermint patch with intermittent weeds and mysteriously seemed to double in size.

Three months ago, and to the joy of my neighbors, I decided I would clear the ... (more)

Tags: first time home buyers, gardening, peppermint

Trials And Tribulations Of Grow Your Own

By terrybubble, published on Feb 20, 2012

...mostly put them out apart from smouldering bits in the middle. Just as I had broken the back of the fire, the real firefighters turn up and ensure that it is out properly, calmly going over the whole are with water and beaters, making our little plot of land safe once again. Thefiremenwere extremely good natured about what happened and said that they enjoyed their little jaunt out into the country, and were very helpful in giving us some gardening advice. They also pointed out that we have cleared the land a lot quicker than we expected too.

Lesson learned, Listen to Lisa.

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Tags: firemen, fire, gardening, burning, allotment

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