Archive for March, 2017

Good Ecology And Conservation And BioLists

March 17th, 2017

Our Global Environment This article is to introduce you to Dr Cedric Woods, PhD, and his BioLists and NatureWise websites. Today is St Patrick's Day, 2017, and a wonderful sunny day it is too, here in Dunedin. I decided to take a bus trip to Portobello, out on the Peninsula.  This is a gorgeous drive along the sea shore, which reminds me very much of Waiheke Island in all its former glory, before the island got vamped up by the greater Auckland Council, and was almost denuded of all its roadside plants and healthful weeds. Kerbsides all over the country, and around the world, ...

Growing Heritage Apple Trees From Cuttings

March 6th, 2017

Health And Healing Every organic garden should have at least one good apple tree, I believe. Apples are very beneficial to the health.  An apple a day keeps the doctor away, the old saying goes. Heritage apples have been shown to be much higher in nutrients than modern-day apples which are  grown mainly to appeal to the eye, rather than for their healthful aspects.  Heritage apples contain plenty of those antioxidants and phytochemicals which have been proven for their ability in helping  prevent diseases such as cancer and arthritis. There is, thankfully, a trend now for people to procure heritage apple trees, which ...
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