Can You Can? Preserving Your Fruits and Veggies

If you are looking for a way to preserve your fruits and veggies from your summer harvest you need to think about canning them for the winter. When you grow your own fruits and veggies you not only save yourself money but you also save all of the chemicals that are put into foods in supermarkets today. Growing your own food is the best option if you have the ability to do it. When you grown your own food you give yourself many of the healthy benefits of organic eating.Continue Reading

Battling the Bugs: Controlling Insects Naturally

If you-re an organic gardener, you may find yourself overrun by bugs eating your plants. You don-t want to use harmful chemicals to keep them away. Don-t worry; there are plenty of natural methods of pest control.

For instance, you can stop slugs in your garden by putting out a small can and filling it with beer. Sounds silly, but slugs are actually attracted to the beer. They-ll climb in the can to get to it, but get so tipsy that they won-t be able to climb out.

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