A pretty row of Armeria edges the path of the Coastal Garden - rock/gravel garden ideas

A pretty row of Armeria edges the path of the Coastal Garden - rock/gravel garden ideas

Red creeping thyme. Had creeping thyme in NC as part of one of the beds, would use it again in a heartbeat

Red creeping thyme. Had creeping thyme in NC as part of one of the beds, would use it again in a heartbeat

staple plastic sheeting to the inside of raised beds – to help keep moisture away from the wood and increase longevity.

staple plastic sheeting to the inside of raised beds – to help keep moisture away from the wood and increase longevity.

A little info on Ground Bees...we have these in our backyard. Conclusion: Leave them "bee".

Ground Bees Are Good! Why You Shouldn't Be So Quick to Kill Them

A little info on Ground Bees...we have these in our backyard. Conclusion: Leave them "bee".

Add one and a half tablespoons of ground bee pollen granules to a fruit and berry shake of your choice for an energy kick. Our friends at Crussh make a “Love Juice, see below. At …

Bee Pollen Shake

Add one and a half tablespoons of ground bee pollen granules to a fruit and berry shake of your choice for an energy kick. Our friends at Crussh make a “Love Juice, see below. At …

Ground cover instead of a grass lawn! Better for bees, environment and utility bill! (SO pretty!)

Ground cover instead of a grass lawn! Better for bees, environment and utility bill! (SO pretty!)

From Girl Meets Bug: List of edible insects -  Bee larvae, especially, are prized in many cultures as tasty morsels. Think about it, all they eat is royal jelly, pollen, and honey! The larvae, when sauteed in butter, taste much like mushroomy bacon. Adult bees may also be eaten, often roasted (roast bee!) and then ground into a nutritious flour. In China, ground bees are used as a remedy for a sore throat.

List of Edible Insects

From Girl Meets Bug: List of edible insects - Bee larvae, especially, are prized in many cultures as tasty morsels. Think about it, all they eat is royal jelly, pollen, and honey! The larvae, when sauteed in butter, taste much like mushroomy bacon. Adult bees may also be eaten, often roasted (roast bee!) and then ground into a nutritious flour. In China, ground bees are used as a remedy for a sore throat.

7. Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about 1/2 of the flowers on the stem have

7 Simple Tips for Growing Lavender - Page 8 of 8

7. Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about 1/2 of the flowers on the stem have

Ground Bees – How to Control Ground Bees

Ground Bees Are Good! Why You Shouldn't Be So Quick to Kill Them

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