Your backyard garden strategy of companion planting -- growing plants that naturally repel insect pests -- seems to be paying off. Catnip has driven away ants and aphids (while giving Kitty a treat), sage has repelled beetles, while basil is kicking housefly butt! Such are the rewards of planning ahead.
August 1, 2014
According to ancient Celtic calendars, today is called Lammas, or August Eve. The first of the harvest celebrations, it's also when those cultures perform rituals of protection and hope. If you would like to bring a symbol of hope into your own... More