• Broken website

    Computer fairies got into my website and broke something in the stylesheet, so for now I am using this commonly available free template until I get a chance/feel like it to work on the site. I was thinking of changing the look anyway…

    Jul 20th, 2008 | Filed under Website Design
  • Mosquitos & Catnip

    Since I have a large uncontrolled catnip plant and plenty of mosquitos, I am going to have to give this a try! Grow Your Own Mosquito Repellent CATNIP MOSQUITO SPRITZ MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS * 2 cups catnip, stemmed * 3-4 cups mild rice vinegar Rinse herbs, roll lightly with a rolling pin, then place […]

    Jul 20th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening, Household Recipes, Save The Earth Stuff
  • Solar Oven

    Gonna try this soon! Solar Box Cooker

    Jul 20th, 2008 | Filed under Save The Earth Stuff
  • Staking

    I had been wondering if I should/could stake my baby watermelons, rather than have the vines laying all over the garden, and I found this solution. I specifically bought the kind of cucumber that said bush so I wouldn’t have to worry about staking. But my cucumber bushes are sending out tendrils. So I thought […]

    Jul 19th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
  • Q: What’s the difference between isolated and scattered thunderstorms?

    Q: What’s the difference between isolated and scattered thunderstorms? A: The National Weather Service expresses the probability of measurable precipitation (0.01 inch) for a given location using percentages and terms such as isolated and scattered. Isolated means a chance of precipitation of less than 30% and scattered is used for a 30% to 50% chance. […]

    Jul 19th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
  • Easiest Compost Bin Ever

    Ok, now I can do this! I already have a garbage can filled and now I can’t move it, but this shows me how:

    Jul 16th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
  • some things…

    OMG, we aren’t supposed to get rain all week!! My rain barrel is only half full. We had some rain yesterday, but that son of mine has still not dragged out my 2nd barrel from the basement so I can get it set up. Well, this being Michigan, the weather forecast is likely to change […]

    Jul 14th, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized
  • The End of Suburbia

    I put this here because I want to remember to watch it!

    Jul 13th, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized
  • Flowers From The Perennial Bed

    Jul 9th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
  • Rain Barrel

    Here is a picture of my rain barrel! I still need to make a more permanent lid, but for now this old window shade is keeping out bugs and stuff. I just have to remember to go open it up when it rains. There is an overflow hole on the other side so I stuffed […]

    Jul 9th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
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