A friend recently commented that she had boxes of CDs to get rid of now that all of her music is stored on her phone and computer. This got me thinking – what could be done with these discs besides
You’ve probably seen it in the news and if you’re a gardener you’ve noticed it first hand. The bees are in trouble. Pollinators are disappearing. Our food supply is in danger. What can you do? Become a Mason Bee Keeper!
Here in North Carolina we had a late burst of winter but it hasn’t slowed down the flowers! My daffodils are now in full bloom. Hopefully the flowers are coming up where you are too – or they will be
Poinsettias are beautiful holiday plants. But when the holidays are over, what can you do with them? It turns out that poinsettia leaves, much like red cabbage leaves, make an excellent pH indicator!
First of all, what is pH? The term “pH” stands for “power of Hydrogen” and is a measure of how many Hydorgen ions are in a liquid or solution. Bases have a lot of hydrogen ions and acids have very few. The scale runs form 1 (extremely acidic) to 14 (extremely basic) with water in the middle at 7 or neutral….