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July 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Homemade Electrolyte for You and Your Animals

I recently came across a recipe for homemade electrolyte for your farm animals and decided to use my health and wellness back ground to make it even better.

In the heat of the summer, all of us, including our livestock and pets can use a good electrolyte supplement to help keep our bodies hydrated, alkaline and functioning properly.

Remember, electrolyte is alkaline in nature. Our bodies are meant to be alkaline. No cancer can live in an alkaline body and most other diseases…

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Added by Joseph's Page on July 24, 2012 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Funding Crisis Greene County Extension Center

An open letter to the Greene County Commissioners:

Jim Viebrock, Presiding Commissioner

Harold Bengsch, Commissioner District #1

Roseann Bentley, Commissioner District #2

Just a note to let you know my level of concern has increased reference the lack of Greene County’s financial support for the Greene County Extension Center’s office operating budget. Of course the office is currently located inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center which increases the…

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Added by George Deatz on July 21, 2012 at 7:40am — No Comments

A Gardener’s Dream

Our new garden. © 2012 Jill Henderson By Jill Henderson - Show Me Oz -

Almost a year ago now, my husband and I settled down into our latest ‘new place’. We’ve lived quite the nomadic lifestyle over the last 20 years, moving to another house, state, or even country every few years.  In…

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Added by Jill H on July 17, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Gardening With Wildlife: Beefing Up Your Habitat

By Jill Henderson – Show Me Oz –

 

One of the coolest things about being a country gardener is that I am constantly surrounded by wild things. These creatures are part and parcel of a healthy ecosystem and one of the rarest and most precious gifts that one can have. However, it goes without saying that on occasion we are…

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Added by Jill H on July 10, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Save the Tomato Hornworm!

As an organic gardener, I consider myself a friend of the environment.  Thus, while we all severely dislike those ugly and  voracious Tomato Hornworms, I have started a mini-campaign to ask gardeners to NOT get…
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Added by Paul C. Robertson on July 10, 2012 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Forgive my ignorance!

I'm new to this site, new to gardening, and not sure where to post questions.  My tomatoes seem to be thriving so far; my squash plants, which were gorgeous and thick with blossoms a couple weeks ago, are fried; the cabbage looks awful, the peppers are shaded by the cabbage, and I didn't plant nearly enough green beans.  They were amazingly good.  Anyway, this is definitely a learning curve for me.  What I would like to know is where can I find out what plants grow well in this region in the…

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Added by Brandy Gerhardt on July 8, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

Gardening With Wildlife: Natural Deterrents

2012 Copyright Jill Henderson

By Jill Henderson – - Show Me Oz

We humans are not alone in our affection for the garden.  Whether we like it or not, there are many creatures that enjoy our bounty as…

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Added by Jill H on July 3, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Gardening With Wildlife: Natural Deterrents

2012 Copyright Jill Henderson By Jill Henderson – - Show Me Oz

We humans are not alone in our affection for the garden.  Whether we like it or…

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Added by Jill H on July 3, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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