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Eat Watermelon Seeds

You may have once believed that swallowing a watermelon seed would spark the growth of an enormous fruit inside your belly. So instead of swallowing, I diligently plucked out each individual seed. But these seeds will not germinate inside your body and they shouldn’t be tossed. Instead, they should be eaten. You shouldn’t eat them […]

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Using Ash in Organic Gardening

Wood Ash for Organic Gardening Bonfires may be a contentious issue, what with smoke and global warming. Here in Thailand though, they love them.  Thai’s burn everything from kitchen wastes, to yard trimmings and the remnants of rice & sugar cane crops. Reservations aside, a fire gives you the great satisfaction of getting rid of […]

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What is Permaculture in My Chicken Farming Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered on simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems.  I strongly believe in the concept of permaculture in relation with both recycling and organic farming.  The first Chicken coop I started with was […]

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Full Moon Eggs

Special Eggs on Full Moon Day Of course we all know that cycles of the moon effects all life eon earth and chickens are no exception.  The other day was a full moon and we were blessed with not one. or even two but three rare eggs. Egg number one was a monster sized, egg […]

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Super Fruit – Cranberries

Cranberries are NOT just for Turkeys Anymore You likely already know that cranberries are great at relieving and even being a natural remedy for urinary tract infections.  But did you also know that Cranberries have dietary fiber and that they are only 45 calories per cup?  In terms of free-radical fighting antioxidants, cranberries beat just […]

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