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Attracting Purple Martins To Your Yard

In Articles, Blog by DougG

For many people, attracting purple martins is one of the benefits of having a back yard.  These small colorful birds are found on the east and west coasts of North America. The martins migrate to Brazil, but return to North America in the spring to nest or breed. There are a few ways to attract these birds, but getting them …

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Old Fashioned Canning Recipes

In Blog, Canned Fruits by DougG

Berries and all ripe, mellow fruit require but little cooking, only long enough for the sugar to penetrate. Strew sugar over them, allow them to stand a few hours, then merely scald with the sugar; half to three-quarters of a pound is considered sufficient. Harder fruits like pears, quinces, etc., require longer boiling. The great secret of canning is to …

Nutrition Facts-Blueberries

In Articles, Blog by DougG

When it comes to nutrition facts blueberries are definitely on the top of the list. Known as one of the best fruits if you want the most number of vitamins and antioxidants per serving. Blueberries are known to be among the healthiest fruits since they have properties that help fortify the cells from the ravages of toxins and pollution. In …

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Getting To Know The Health Benefits Of Raw Honey

In Articles, Blog by DougG

The health benefits of raw honey are varied and impressive. On the other hand, when it is pasteurized, many of its nutritional and medicinal properties are destroyed. Raw honey is merely strained to remove any wax that might be left behind from the comb. If you heat it beyond 120 degrees, the benefits of raw honey are lost. A heat …

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A New Twist On Juicing For Health-Cannabis?

In Articles, Blog by DougG

I have to admit, this is a new concept for me. Juicing is very beneficial and healthy for our bodies. The use of medical marijuana is controversial to say the least. Maybe juicing marijuana is a more healthful approach. For some people, it still remains difficult to distinguish between the plant’s medicinal and recreational uses. This stems largely — let’s …