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June 2011 Blog Posts (28)

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Added by Springfield Area Herb Society on June 29, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Harvesting Culinary Herbs: Part I

By Jill Henderson

Now that the weather has warmed and the cool chill of spring nights has faded into a sweet memory the herbs in the garden have exploded into a miniature jungle of green leaves and small, but lovely flowers.  Amid the…


Added by Jill H on June 28, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Summer or winter squash the flowers from either are edible

Flowers from either summer or winter squash are edible

Post to www.organicauthority.com

The website says, “Squash blossoms stem from, you guessed it, squashes. The flowers from either winter or summer squash are edible and delicious, known as squash blossoms and available in varying shades of yellow and orange. Their flavor is light and airy – as the blossoms are…


Added by George Deatz on June 25, 2011 at 7:23am — No Comments

Why Are Food Prices Rising So Fast?



If you do much grocery shopping, you have probably noticed that the cost of food has been rising at a very brisk pace over the past year.  So why are food prices rising so fast?  According to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, inflation is still very low and the…


Added by Nick Helm on June 24, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Pallet Gardens

Hi folks, I would like to introduce you to the pallet garden idea which is similar to the barrel garden but a bit less labor intensive and less expensive. Below I will attempt to describe how to build your own should you be the do-it-yourselfer.

What we have done is take a selected pallet that is approx. 4'x4'. Just a little smaller than a roll of landscape cloth. You can actually go as long as you want but be sure and finish this on site where you plan to set it up, as they get heavy…


Added by Joseph's Page on June 22, 2011 at 10:38pm — 5 Comments

Couscous Can be a Quick, Healthy Addition to a Meal is Gaining Popularity

LAMAR, Mo. -- Couscous (pronounced koos-koos) is gaining popularity as a quick to fix side dish or, with the right ingredients, as a part of a one-dish meal according to Tammy Roberts, a nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “Couscous cooks quickly and blends well with a variety of foods,” said Roberts.

Couscous is actually yellow granules of semolina which is made by milling hard durum wheat. The American Dietetic Association classifies it…


Added by George Deatz on June 22, 2011 at 6:59am — No Comments

Harvesting Culinary Herbs: Part II

 By Jill Henderson

Harvest and storage methods are critical components of utilizing herbs or other plant material for culinary or medicinal purposes. Gathering, drying and storing herbs correctly can make a considerable difference in the quality and quantity of essential oils and other chemical constituents in the herb,…


Added by Jill H on June 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Seminal Fluoride video... PLEASE WATCH THIS!

This is very  comprehensive and consists of 20 short films in a playlist.

It presents information that you have not ever seen even if you (like me) think you are on top of this

abomination.   After watching I think you ought to raise a ruckus with your owners (the Springfield city council) and ask then why they think it is OK to drug you and your children. Lowering their IQ and damaging their bodies. Is this the reason you pay half of what you…


Added by Joe Tittiger on June 18, 2011 at 1:47pm — 2 Comments

Ozark Garden Railway Society – Free Public Garden Tour – June 18-19

Ozark Garden Railway Society – Free Public Garden Tour – Missouri and Arkansas - June 18-19

The Garden Railway tour is coming up this Saturday & Sunday, June 18-19. For all of the tour details visit this link: http://www.swmogardens.com/fogcalendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=3439

The original OGRS Tour started in…


Added by George Deatz on June 16, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Springfield Area Herb Society was featured in Springfield News-Leader Article

The excitement continues with the Springfield Area Herb Society. Our president last year, Gina Marie, said that this year will be a new day for our group and we are finding that it truly is. We continue to grow, we are having terrific speakers each month, and so much more.

Our meeting this month is going to be another great meeting, USING HERBS FOR A PEST-FREE GARDEN, and our Herb Highlight – Scented Geraniums.  Don’t forget, we now start our meetings at 6 p.m. at…


Added by George Deatz on June 14, 2011 at 6:26am — No Comments

Incredible Garlic!

See photos attached...

Got 14 bulbs.  Planted about 20 in our raised bed square foot garden but the squirrels kept digging them up.  Nice harvest though.  These bulbs and their cloves are huge.

To my great friends, Nancy and Liz, better known as "THE GARLIC GIRLS"

 Thanks so much for your friendship, support, and obviously the Garlic starts you gave me.…


Added by Jim Palmisano on June 14, 2011 at 4:42am — 1 Comment

The Great Cancer Hoax: The Brilliant Cure the FDA Tried Their Best to Shut Down...

Do you love the USDA/FDA yet? They are one and the same. Do you want another tyranny to replace this one?

They both do not care if you live or die. They want special interests to make money on you being unhealthy.

There are a dozen cancer cures and just as many for all degenerative diseases. Your government thinks you need to die.

When is enough .... enough?



Added by Joe Tittiger on June 11, 2011 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

The End of Suburbia

I know that many of you have been told to watch The End of Suburbia but haven't for one reason or another.  This documentary is a great tool to use when introducing your friends and family to the reality of the end of our lifestyles as we know it.  Well, there's no excuse friends.  If you haven't seen it yet then go here to watch it in its entirety. Then forward it on to your friends and family so that they can…


Added by Lorraine Frazier on June 10, 2011 at 11:29am — No Comments

FDA finally admits chicken meat contains cancer-causing arsenic (but keep eating it, yo!)

FDA finally admits chicken meat contains cancer-causing arsenic (but keep eating it, yo!)


Added by Joe Tittiger on June 10, 2011 at 9:40am — 3 Comments

Nuke Reactors Like Japans: Maybe We Won't Need Food

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Added by Patricia P. Tursi on June 9, 2011 at 8:58pm — No Comments

Study says Roundup is Birth Defect Ready!

Be cautious with your use of this stuff folks.


Added by Kat Logan Smith on June 8, 2011 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Young Male Lab Found

Just realized we don't really have a place for this in the classifieds so, I will just jot it here.

Last week I found a young Blonde Lab running around my neighborhood in southeast sgf/galloway area. No tags or collar, but he appears to be trained so I have been trying to find his owner. But I already have more pets than I can manage so I need to find him a place to stay.

If you are looking for a good sturdy outside dog, this one would be a good find.


Added by ThePopp on June 7, 2011 at 8:14am — No Comments

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