Countless people tell me they don't have room for a garden. That excuse cannot be used anymore! It is called Windowfarms and you can do it yourself or buy a pre-made system. A community of users supports any issues or questions you may have.
I first saw these at Green Fest and I love them. They are also called soap berries. They contain large quantities of saponin in their shells. It acts as a natural, gentle detergent when it comes into contact with water. If you buy the big bag, your cost is about 6 cents per load. I found this site has the best deal.
You can also use the the berries as a natural insect repellent, and when the saponin is gone, just throw them in your compost pile.
Aloe Vera is well know for it's medicinal purposes - treating burns, relieving itching from stings, bites, and various "stinging" plants, such as poison ivy. It is also good for the same problems when your pets encounter them. I just found out that they are good at removing indoor air pollution as well.
Since I'm no green thumb, here is what the experts say.
Did you know that with a scant 17 milliliters of ink in some cartridges, you end up paying about $2 for a few dribbles or about $8,000 per gallon! :-((
The other day I was watching the news and they had a Chicago chef, along with an expert forager, picking up food along side a Wisconsin road. Happy hunting!
BEST BETS ==> Cattail, Inner Pine Bark, Purple Clover, Dandelion, Acorns, Squirrel, Rabbit, Trout, Crayfish, Snakes, Frogs,
Ditching the car
Living in shipping containers