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Worms and Gardening

Worms and Gardening

The benefits of worms in gardening can not be overstated. When I’m in California, one of my favorite things to do is visit our local farmers market. Beyond shopping for organic fruit and veggies, I always grab a bag or two of worm castings from Rubi the “Worm...

Importance of Bees

Importance of Bees

Bees have been working hard to keep you fed your entire life. One out of every three bites of food you eat is made possibleby bees pollinating our food crops. You eat because bees pollinate. But what if the bee population declined and there weren’t enough bees to...

Composting at Home

Composting at Home

Composting is the process of transforming organic waste into soil. Most families put their fruit and vegetable waste down the garbage disposal or into a trash can. If you put it in the trash, it most likely ends up bagged in plastic and sent to a landfill where the...

Growing and Harvesting Aloe Vera Gel

Growing and Harvesting Aloe Vera Gel

Growing and harvesting your own aloe vera is easy and affordable.  I currently live in the Saudi desert and aloe is the one plant I don’t have to worry about through our long, hot summers… and when I say hot, I’m mean an average daily temperature of 120 F (48C) or...

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