James A. Duke
Many of the herbs used for beauty and health today have been tested and tried over centuries. A new article by James A. Duke, Ph.D., discusses the history and uses of flax, myrrh and others.
My views on importing package bees verses natural breading.
Why is honey the proper food for honey bees?
A proper tea house is a luxury I believe in.
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Deciding on urban beekeeping may just mean hosting a hive - some of the honey and none of the work!
Getting solar panels in Seattle is becoming more affordable with state incentives and net metering but still doesn't quite compare to other states.
Finding wild morel mushrooms growing in our urban backyard means plenty of marvelous meals.
Learn about three consumer-driven green energy trends for 2015 that will have a direct impact on our pocketbooks in the coming year, including net-zero energy homes, electric vehicles, and green energy production.
Learn about the dangers of radon in the home and what can be done about it.
The surprising connection between the drug trade and the environment.
Put together your own mini-indoor garden with these clever ideas.
Don't let your wanderlust for more space hold you back from creating your homestead in the city.
You can easily make homemade mozzarella in 30 minutes or less!
This book club of the book, Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology, follows a couple who decides to live technology free for 18 months among a strict Amish-like community, growing all their own food and relying on their neighbors to survive.
Skip the packaging and synthetic chemicals and learn how to make your own, cold-processed shampoo bars.
My brief discription of sustainable beekeeping
I briefly describe my journey from a kid on a large 2000 acre alfalfa farm in the west to a homestead beekeeper in the midwest, on our 35 acres that we call BeeLanding.
Learn about the different types of earth-sheltered homes and why you should consider digging in the ground to find your next residence.
This post is about winterizing a colony of bees naturaly, using ideas and tips that we at BeeLanding have learned from nature.
Growing potatoes in containers allows you to increase your yield in a small amount of space.
A wonderful, whimsical Austin eco-remodel is the playful expression of two highly creative minds.
Ever wonder what, exactly, you're getting when you pay a little extra for Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood and paper products? This video offers a comprehensive look at the FSC's roots and branches.
The defeat of Congressman Jim Oberstar wasn't just a blow to Minnesota. It was a loss for everyone who bikes and walks.