This spring I placed orange and grapefruit peels at the base of my tall rosebush. I got more blooms than ever before – 30 at one time and 15 more a month later, says Mona Wichman Rumson of New Jersey ib 1112 Down-to-earth Garden Secrets.
On a day that we have firmly Set aside for knocking off the Neighbour’s loudspeaker blasting Out its religious rigmarole to deafen Us, and make babies weep, then to burn up every word we Have written because it is lousy And have given up on … Continue reading Killing the neighbour’s loudspeaker!
If you can’t find someone to baby sit your plants when you go out of town try this: fill the bathtub with a few inches of water. Stand bricks on their sides and put the plants on the top. Or put them on thick towels … Continue reading Your Plant’s Nanny when you are out of town…
Says British actress and writer Joanna Lumley “That we can process animals as if they were so many nuts and bolts in a factory just chokes me up. So as I discovered these things, I changed the way I shopped.” If you care about … Continue reading Cashew nut rice for Living Without Cruelty…
How to make unboiled conserve of roses! Take a pound of rose petals, cut off the white heels, stamp them very fine, take a pound of sugar and beat it with the roses and put in a pot. Cover and set in a cool place. … Continue reading Try this easy Conserve of Roses!
Did you know that lemons can make you a nice hairspray? Combine 2 chopped lemons and 500 mL of water in a pot and simmer until lemons are soft. Cool and strain. Put into a pump-action spray bottle and store in the fridge. If you … Continue reading Home made hair spray!
A third of an average family’s water use is flushed down the toilet. Every flush uses 12 litres of water – with a brick or a water-filled plastic tub in your toilet cistern you will save over 3000 litres a year! from: Go … Continue reading Put a brick in your toilet cistern
There are always better ways to get slim, without paying for expensive diet fads and pills and other kinds of mostly unreliable ‘magic’ paid tricks. There are foods which actually help clear our cells of fat. Figs, berries, apples etc. have the ability to fight … Continue reading Choose Natural Methods to slim!