PHOTO: Melinda/FlickrSomething tells me some of you may have clicked on this because you thought it was a joke. But no, I assure you, purslane is not just an obnoxious weed that grows whether you want it to or not (even if sometimes it is definitely that). Rather, purslane may be one of the most ideal summer greens around.
Home /Recipes / Condiment Recipes /Cinnamon Sorghum ButterPhoto by Lori RiceSpread Cinnamon Sorghum Butter over warm biscuits, muffins or pancakes. It also makes a nice addition to a gift basket of homemade baked goods.Yield: 1/2 cupIngredients1/2 cup cultured butter or plain sweet-cream butter, softened1 tsp.
Protect PollinatorsThe Pollination Home Page the buzz on a variety of bees and pollination topics.The Xerces Society(503) 232-6639 has fact sheets on pollinator conservation and sponsors programs to safeguard the diversity of native insects.The North American Pollinator Protection Campaignwww.
Livingsta is a writer who writes about anything that fascinates, provokes or interests her, always putting forth her best effort and focus. Garden snail is a species of land snail, and its binomial name is Helix aspersa. It belongs to the Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Mollusca and Class Gastropoda. This species comes under the Genus Helix and Family HelicidaeThe garden snail is edible, and is considered as a pest in the garden and in general to agriculture.
Home /Urban Farming / Sustainable Living /First U.S. Sustainable-business Tax IncentiveCourtesy Sam LeVan/ Stock.XCHNGUp to 25 businesses per year in Philadelphia can receive tax credits for “going green.” Philadelphia is the first city to offer this kind of incentive to sustainable businesses.Business owners in Philadelphia have a new incentive to go green.
Home /Gardening /Beetles and MorePhoto by Jessica WalliserAsparagus beetles! The adults are munching on the spears and I suspect that, as evidenced by the other activity they are currently participating in, there will be lots of eggs there soon, too.Once the larvae hatch, I knock ‘em off with a daily brushing from a soft broom and watch the ground spiders come running for lunch.