Happy Earth Day

This year my container garden is going to be dedicated to herbs and tomatoes. On earth day I went to our local nursery and purchased my tomato plants. Because our apartment does not have much sunlight coming in I am forced to buy mature tomato plants for my garden. I am growing other things from … More Happy Earth Day

Permaculture

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about permaculture lately, and like I, wondered what on earth is all the buzz about? Initially, I’ll be honest –all I saw when I looked at the word was culture, and I immediately thought it was a new group to join. So what does permaculture really mean? Permaculture is … More Permaculture

Building a strong immune system–what’s in my medicine cabinet

Headache/Sinus Headache/Facial Migraines –Peppermint Essential Oil. Pain-bone spur pain, arthritis pain, bursitis pain–Copaiba Essential Oil Colds, Flu, Sinus Issues- 1 tsp elderberry syrup every 1-2 hours for 12 hours. Mood- I diffuse Orange and sometimes Lemon Essential Oil Menopause issues- I eat yams–roasted, pureed, anyway they taste good. Sometimes mixed with mashed potato and sometimes … More Building a strong immune system–what’s in my medicine cabinet

Atrazine and its effect on the endocrine system

This blog post will outline the effects of atrazine found in our food systems and its effect on our body, specifically our endocrine system. Our endocrine system is made up of glands. These glands are controlled directly by the nervous system and chemical receptors in the blood and hormones produced by other glands. Glands regulate … More Atrazine and its effect on the endocrine system