An EGGCITING new development has been taking shape at Ramblers Rest farm... A little over a month ago, our family of 6 donkeys, and 5 dogs, was introduced to 60 Rhode Island Red hens, who quickly clucked their way onto our farm and into our hearts. And so began the days of, "The Hens in … Continue reading Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?… To get to Ramblers Rest, of course!
Huachuma - San Pedro, is known for and has a history of medicinal and shamanic use - huachumeros a male shaman or Huachureras a female shaman. (try to pronounce huachureras correctly and really quickly 10 times in a row!) The plant is native to the Andes mountains especially around the regions of Ecuador, Peru and … Continue reading San or Saint…Pedro?
What I notice most about these flowers, are how hardy they are. They have surprised me by growing almost wherever I have planted them. What surprised me even more, was that I thought they were Geraniums! and that most of these species are indigenous to South Africa. They are found mainly along the east and west coasts … Continue reading The Pelargonium Brief
VEGAN... The word on its own can on most occasions turn into a heated debate even amongst friends. The fact of the matter is, the meat industry is not sustainable. For those of you who consider bacon a vegetable, this may not be an easy crackling to swallow. And we as the human population on this planet, have … Continue reading TO MEAT OR TO EAT?
In order to ensure the health and longevity of your garden, spending some time in preparing plants for winter is a good idea, especially if you live in colder zones such as 5 or below. Winter injury can occur if the plant is unable to withstand cold temperatures, if cold temperatures remain for an extended … Continue reading Protecting your winter blooms.
Can You Use Medical Marijuana for Cancer Treatment? Cancer is a prevalent health problem these days. It’s no surprise that more than 200,000 people in Canada have been diagnosed with such a serious illness. Over the years of finding solutions, studies show that medical cannabis plays a crucial role in treating some symptoms. But … Continue reading Can You Use Medical Marijuana as a Cancer Treatment?
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR CBD TO WORK?? (Probably faster than you can read this article..) Our modern lifestyles demand rigorous hours of Stressful occupations and lifestyle associated activities that leave very little time for thought about our well-being. No, not how high our fences are or how effective our home security may be, … Continue reading THE RACE AGAINST RESULTS