Category Archive: nature

Can Chickens & Wild Birds Eat Cranberries? Yes! Cranberry Nut Scratch Wreath Treat

It’s COLD here on my little patch of heaven! And my “girls”/chickens are feelin’ the chill. So I can’t wait to make this cranberry nut scratch wreath that colleague Lisa Steele shared in Countryside Magazine. Great for wild birds, too! Here’s the article: Lisa Steele • December 11, 2017   It’s the holidays and cranberries are everywhere. …

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How to Grow a Christmas Cactus for Generations of Blooms

I keep my Christmas cactus outside in a shady place during summer and bring it in the house in the fall. I get loads of blooms during the holiday season. Here’s some information that you need to know to grow Christmas cactus successfully. From my friends at Countryside Magazine.  Here’s the link: How to Grow …

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Points to Ponder for Poinsettias and are they Harmful to Humans or Pets?

  From friend and garden expert, Ron Wilson, comes some great and timely information about Poinsettias. Here’s what Ron has to say: While in Mexico, Poinsett, who was also a botanist, became enchanted by the brilliant red leafed plants he saw during the short days of winter, and sent some back to his home in …

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Watch my Video on Backyard Foraging on Our Ohio Think TV Channel

I was at Turner Farm this spring taking Our Ohio folks around to see what wild edibles were still abundant. Check the video out: Video: Backyard Foraging – Wild Edibles | Watch Our Ohio Online … ▶ video.thinktv.org/video/3003349681/ Aug 1, 2017 Mother nature has been providing its occupants with sustenance since the dawn of life, …

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How to Control Moles

Our front and side yards are mole heaven this year. I’m glad for this advice from colleague and garden expert Ron Wilson of Natorps: Moles are one of the most common and most frustrating lawn and garden pest problems.  With that in mind, take the time to visit the website of our local mole expert, …

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What do you do for dessert when it snows? Make Snow Ice Cream

Snow Cream

  Did you ever make snow ice cream as a kid? When my boys were little, making ice cream out of fresh snow was so fun. So I brought the recipe out from my archives and am sharing it again. We have several inches of beautiful, clean snow right underneath the clothesline that is perfect. …

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