Monthly Archives: December 2016

Tips for Choosing the Best Pots for Your Container Garden

Let’s face it: there isn’t much space in the big city for gardening. But that doesn’t mean you can’t add a little green to your life! Container gardening was made for city dwellers. You can have great success—not to mention … Continue reading

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How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Balcony or Backyard

Hummingbirds are among the most beautiful wild birds in North America. Some cultures even consider them an omen of happiness. On a more practical level, they eat insects like mosquitoes and, along with bees and butterflies, are pollinators crucial to … Continue reading

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Kombucha: A Refreshing, Healthy Drink, And a Fun DIY Project

We have all seen kombucha at the store—the glass bottles filled with orange liquid advertising their probiotics and health benefits. But what actually is kombucha? Where did it come from? Kombucha has been used both as a delicious drink and … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Leads to Better Health

Your plants aren’t the only ones that need water. So do you, and a good amount of it at that. That’s the gist of a recent study by a professor from the University of Illinois. He found that people who … Continue reading

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Simple Suggestions for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving is an odd holiday. We look forward to gorging ourselves on an excess of food and drink for an entire afternoon and evening. Then, for the next two weeks, we have to figure out how to eat or deal … Continue reading

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