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Grow Your Own Ginger

By Birgit ‘B’ Bradtke – Guest Contributor - Show Me Oz


When I began growing ginger I expected it to be difficult, but it's not. I've been growing ginger at…


Added by Jill H on May 21, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Ozark Harvest Radio Hour--All about rabbit poop!

The Ozark Harvest Radio Hour’s hosts describe in excruciating detail everything you want to know about the Eureka Spring’s Garden Club’s spring tour, the 2012 Celebration of Eureka Spring’s springs, the Books and Blooms festival on May 20th, and the 2012 Carroll County Fresh Calendar Contest. Jerry Beemer, an area farmer who produces more rabbit poop than you can begin to imagine, tells us why he does what he does, and Ashworth and Scogis play a little music. Jon Toomb’s audio essay is on…


Added by daniel krotz on May 19, 2012 at 6:32am — No Comments

The Ozark Harvest Radio Hour!

Alicia Keever and Sal Monella argue about true love and seasonal eating while our host encourages YOU to enter the 2012 Carroll County Fresh Photography Contest: win money with your photo of food, farming or farmers! Richard Pille, our favorite movie actor and man about town, interviews officers of the Eureka Springs Garden Club about “Off the Beaten Path” a tour of Eureka’s often hidden gardens. Learn how you can take the tour, and hear from National Geographic contributor Steve Foster…


Added by daniel krotz on May 16, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments

Eat Your Zipcode!

Thanks for visiting me at the Carroll County News.


Added by daniel krotz on May 16, 2012 at 8:07am — No Comments

The 5th Annual Ozarks Sustainability Festival

20114 The 5th Annual Ozarks Sustainability Festival will be held this Sunday, May 20th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM in West Plains, MO.

As always, the festival will be a free, fun-filled day of learning for the entire family with a focus on sustainable skills, homesteading, small farming self-sufficiency, natural health, alternative energy…


Added by Jill H on May 15, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Herbal Tea: Just Plain Good

Kersti Nebelsiek Wikimedia Commons By Jill Henderson - Show Me Oz

Mention the word tea, and most thoughts turn to a strong hot cup of Earl Gray or a tall glass of sweet iced pekoe. But these days tea is more than black—it is green, or herbal, or something akin to hot chocolate. Regardless of how you have thought of it in the past, one thing is certain: tea is medicinal. And now, with the…


Added by Jill H on May 10, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments


Joe, the rock dust I purchased was $29 a 50 lb bag, and $20 for delivery.  I'm happy to dig up the contact info for you if you're still interested. I don't know how what I paid compares to what's acceptable.  I also don't know how long it "lasts", when I should add more, why more gardening types aren't interested in it, and I've never had first hand experience with it.  Have just heard good things and wanted to try it.  So far (about two weeks) I'm...still waiting on the dramatic difference…


Added by Brandy Gerhardt on May 4, 2012 at 6:28am — No Comments

Notes from Turtle Ridge - April 2012

By Jill Henderson

This week’s article is the first in a new series I’m calling Notes from Turtle Ridge. This series is definitely more personal and less academic than my regular weekly column, but hopefully, just as informative and entertaining.

Turtle Ridge…


Added by Jill H on April 27, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments

Hanging Out with Spiders

Spider Hammock by Sara Firman Anyone who lives in or visits the Ozarks invariably notices that we have a lot of spiders.  They’re  in our gardens, fields, meadows, pastures and woodlands; and sometimes, they’re even in our homes.  Love them or hate them, life in the Ozarks just wouldn’t be the same without  a few wispy strands of spider silk brushing across your face on a woodland walk or the…


Added by Jill H on April 27, 2012 at 6:46am — No Comments

Azomite Rock Dust

After reading about Azomite Rock Dust, I've been on a search for a local source.  I was pretty astonished to learn that those places where I assumed they would at least know what rock dust is, did not know, did not carry it, did not know where I could find it.  But happily, I've finally found a source and am having it delivered Friday!  I'm planting one raised bed with it, and have one already planted without it, so it will be a fun comparison.  I also have a little worm farm so can add worm…


Added by Brandy Gerhardt on April 15, 2012 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

Pokeweed: Good Green or Toxic Weed?

B y Jill Henderson - - - Show Me Oz

Spring in the Ozarks wouldn’t be the same without gathering and preparing at least one pot of poke. At our house, this leafy perennial ranks right up there with other spring edibles such as asparagus. This week I was planning on writing an article on how to…


Added by Jill H on April 13, 2012 at 7:26am — 2 Comments

Wrens, Tree Frogs and Rain Gardens

Jill Henderson --- Show Me Oz

Here in our little slice of Ozarks heaven, we are most fortunate to be granted the privilege of greeting every new day with a lyrical symphony of sound that has the ability take our breath away. Yet, there are those rare occasions when the sweet symphony becomes more like a raucous…


Added by Jill H on April 5, 2012 at 7:35am — No Comments

FDA says fresh milk is dangerous, but chemical BPA is perfectly safe!


Mike Adams

Natural News

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The FDA, the organization that conspired with California bureaucrats to attack raw milk…


Added by Nick Helm on April 3, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments

16 HP BCS Italian tiller for sale

Did not know where to post this on the site....


Don't want to sell but have too.

If serious call me at 239-297-418(5+4)



Added by Joe Tittiger on April 2, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Native Spring Flowers

Jill Henderson - - Show Me Oz

With the recent passing of the vernal equinox and the end of the Great Sleep, Spring has asserted herself firmly in the Heart of the Ozarks. The rising intensity of the sun has enticed all living things to join in a brief, but joyous celebration of new beginnings that humans often associate with love. And love is…


Added by Jill H on March 31, 2012 at 6:56am — No Comments

Insane Michigan government announces plan to destroy ranch livestock based on hair color

Doing nothing has really worked....

“We can ignore reality,    but we cannot ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.”~ Ayn Rand…


Added by Joe Tittiger on March 27, 2012 at 9:21pm — No Comments

A Beeline for Spring

By Jill Henderson - Show Me Oz

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Today is the Vernal Equinox, the celestial event that marks the point in time when day and night become equal in length and spring officially begins.  Of course, here in the Ozarks, spring has been well under way for several weeks now.  Even before the…


Added by Jill H on March 22, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments

A Successful Community Seed Swap

On March 1st, the community of West Plains, Missouri, held their first-ever community seed swap!  It was a fun and busy day with over 35 people in attendance.  Dubbed the Ozarks Pot Luck & Seed Swap, my dream was to bring together area gardeners to share their knowledge and experience with other gardeners and to promote the…


Added by Jill H on March 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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