Category Archives: Foraging

The Environmental Impact of Light Pollution

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A third of the world’s population can no longer see the Milky Way. In the US alone, wasted lighting releases 38 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, with 1.2 million tons of this coming from unshielded outdoor lights.

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Slugs Naturally

slug trap

Slugs are amazing creatures, and cute too, until they are decimating my lettuce. While I don’t want them around, I shy away from anything chemical that will kill beneficial insects or make my garden toxic, so here are some tips for getting rid of your unwanted slimy slugs naturally.

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Foraging Wild Violets for Food and Medicine

cooking with violets

Wild blue violets are one of the first flowers to grace your spring garden. While some consider them weeds, the beautiful deep blue flowers and heart-shaped leaves provide a wealth of benefits including culinary and medicinal applications.

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