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Organic Potato Growth

Organic Foods – Why You Should Eat Them

Many people think that purchasing organic products is only about the environment. The less chemicals used to produce the product the better it is for the environment, right? However, food carries a special concern:...

Pecan Pie Martini Cocktail with Candied Pecans and Cocktail Fork

Pecan Pie Martini Cocktail Recipe

It is winter in Chicagoland folks. No herbs can be found growing beneath several inches of snow and I am in the mood for a New Year’s cocktail that is a big splurge; sweet...

Best Holiday Gift Buy List George Carruth

Best Holiday Gift Guide 2013

This year I was asked to test out all types of products. Some were about the garden world, some were green lifestyle oriented, and the ones that became my favorites are listed below on...

How To Kill A Fruit Fly

The Jack Daniels Fruit Fly Trap

I discovered a shockingly easy trouble-free way to murder fruit flies. Why? Because fruit flies have played the role of evil arch nemesis in my household long enough. They fly in front of my...

Pumpkin faces and felted bowl

Happy Halloween

This year we kept our suburban Halloween decorations simple. Aurora Lamps in the trees and few pumpkins and squash on the patio. Next to our jack-o-lantern, you see the squash are resting in a...

Moulin Rouge Longfield Gardens

Time To Plant The Tulip and Muscari Bulbs

Confession: I have an obsession. Bulbs. Bulbs. Bulbs. Now is the time to plant them in most of the country, so get ready to start digging. I am a self-professed addict from way back...