Over the last many years, we’ve been nurturing and providing safe haven for the wild birds and squirrels that live in our organic gardens. We think their presence represents a valuable contribution for the ecosystem.
I just picked some fresh basil and it smells so good, I can’t stand myself. The smell of freshly picked basil is sharp, bright and almost resinous. It’s distinctively glorious.
When we first moved Earth Mama Angel Baby into the current manufacturing facility, we all knew the place needed to feel like home. Surrounded by concrete and steel, it was important for us to stay connected to the earth. So in the middle of an industrial park, we planted herbs.
I’m not sure why, but this year there seems to be a bumper crop of aphids. Especially on the roses. Maybe it’s because we had a mild-ish winter. Or maybe because it was a wet-ish spring.
Oatmeal: A Good First Food – and Bath! – for Baby by Maggie Mead wholesomebabyfood.com Oatmeal makes a warm, tasty and highly nutritious food for baby! There are few foods that are more warming and delightfully filling than a piping bowl of oatmeal on a cold morning. Don’t keep this yummy dish all to yourself, […]
The good news about having a certified organic manufacturing facility is that the industrial waste is disposed of sustainably. Non-toxic herbal industrial waste = organic compost. Now that’s some good garbage.
I heard a robin singing last week. Not only that, little green stinging nettle plants and brave daffodil shoots are peeking out through the mud. And the raspberry plants have fresh new buds emerging from the dry, brown canes. That means two things that make my wee heart leap: It’s almost spring, and it’s seed catalog time! […]
I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I prefer to take periodic pauses to take stock, reflect and evaluate. Four times a year at the beginning of each new season, I try to make my way just over the state line to “take the waters” at Carson Mineral Hot Springs & Spa. On […]