The Wonders of Turmeric

The Wonders of Turmeric

The powerful healing properties of turmeric and other curcuminoids have been gaining popularity recently, but the traditions of using this herb date back thousands of years. Ancient Indian healers used turmeric to relieve their bodies suffering and the herb is still...
Got Solar!

Got Solar!

For fifty years I have dreamed of being self sufficient on a plot of land. Since we recently installed our solar panels, we are almost there. Just a minor detail is that we have no house, since it burned down. Our ground array is on the sunny, south-facing hillside...
Spirulina Blue-Green Algae

Spirulina Blue-Green Algae

What is Spirulina? Spirulina is a single cell plant from the blue-green algae species. The plant has significant nutritional content which includes peptides, nucleic acids, antioxidants and polysaccharides. This plant also has minerals such as calcium, iron,...
The Amazing Cucumber

The Amazing Cucumber

The New York Times “Spotlight on the Home” series once published this very useful information for solving everyday problems with the humble but amazing cucumber.  Be sure to plant some in your garden because they are so easy to grow.  Pick them when they...