We’ve had quite a bustle in our hedgerow this weekend. After I added an extra bird feeder near the azaleas, the neighborhood birds have been feasting like crazy. Cardinals, Titmouse, Yellow Finch, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, Towhee and more have made my yard their dining room. Placing the feeder near the hedgerow of azaleas provides… Continue reading Is There a Bustle in Your Hedgerow?
Before you plant this season, read this. I was recently alerted by a Facebook group I belong to that Monsanto is taking over the home garden seed business. Monsanto, for those of you who only get your news and entertainment from my blog, is a bio-tech company responsible for most genetically-modified (GM) seeds sold throughout… Continue reading Monsanto In My Garden
My current homeschooling year is almost over and I’ve been cleaning out my bookcases and drawers so I can plan next year. In my science drawer I found several envelopes of both polyacrylamide crystals and sodium polyacrylate. I remember getting these but couldn’t remember why. Oh, yeah…experiments. Well, sifting through the internet I found that… Continue reading Polyacrylamide Crystals