Most people who grow sunflowers do so to harvest the seeds. Sunflower seeds or sunflower oil are a big deal and how cool to grow your own. But did you know there are many other reasons to grow the sunflower? Here are several other reasons you may want to grow sunflowers in your yard.
Here are some natural ways to ensure you have a bear proof house, which may or may not be effective for the bears in your area, but they are definitely worth a shot! Some of these things may also work to deter opossums and raccoons.
I’m often asked how to plant a child garden, and how to get kids more involved with gardening. My main strategy is to excite their senses and to include them as much as possible, because kids love being involved! Here are 6 plant ideas to get you started.
I came up with this hummingbird food recipe because I love to watch the hummingbirds. Each year, I wait until about mid-April when they finally show up. I have fed them commercial nectars before, but realized it was cheaper and healthier to make my own.
There are many uses for old sheets, towels, and other linens. Sure, you could turn them into rags but why do that when there are so many other useful things to do with them.
Senior dogs and old cats can be needy, but the joy you bring each other make it all worthwhile! I use these natural care strategies with my 14 year old Border Collie, Joker to help keep him comfortable and happy. Enjoy!
Pine needles are very useful, so if you have a real tree and it’s dropping needles, don’t throw them out! Check out this list of 15 cool ways to use them and save them instead of throwing them out.
You and your kitty will love these homemade cat toy and treat recipes. What cat wouldn’t love a catnip mouse and catnip treats? You can make them any time of year, but they’re great for putting under the Christmas tree for your kitties!
These homemade dog treats and toys can be made any time of the year, Christmas just gives you a great excuse. Gift them to your dog, and make some extras to give as gifts to the fellow dog lovers in your life.
Growing sunflowers–and these other plants–for birdseed will draw goldfinches, titmice, blue jays, cardinals and other birds for your enjoyment during the cold winter months.
These home remedies for fleas and other pet pests will help you protect your beloved pets without exposing them to harmful chemicals in commercial products.
Repurposed! While cleaning dorms after students leave for the summer, I’m amazed at what gets left behind. I’ve found a lot and have many interesting plans to reuse it!
There are several natural cat litter choices out there. There isn’t a single best option so we encourage you to try them all and use what works best for your pet.
This guide to raising chicks will help you learn how to raise baby chickens rather than purchasing laying hens. Choose your chicks, get equipment, and enjoy watching them grow!
These natural ways to make extra money are great for folks who want to earn extra cash, but want to do it naturally. Some of the ideas could become businesses!
Homemade dog treats recipe along with recipes for homemade cat, goat, and chicken treats too. Because store brands contain all sorts of useless, unhealthy junk.
Fall always gets me thinking about the upcoming holidays. Turkey is right up there on my list, along with mashed potatoes, gravy, and home made stuffing. And the stuffing has…
Before you know it, fall leaves will be everywhere! The colors are beautiful but each year I’m left with the same question–what to do with all these leaves?