Growing the Enchanted Chamomile Plant

Dan Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom begins this series with filling us in about how to grow the enchanted chamomile plant. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Chamomile is the quiet little nursemaid of the garden, supporting surrounding plants and attracting helpful insects.  Roman chamomile seeds should be started inside, about 6-8 weeks before transplanting them outdoors. They like warm, loose soil, so …


Put Florida First and End the Shutdown

Dan Editorial, Industry News Release

As Americans, we have some basic, reasonable expectations. Among them: our food should be safe to eat, our businesses should be able to operate, our workers should be paid for their labor, and our government should function effectively. That shouldn’t be asking too much. Yet as the federal government shutdown extends past the four-week mark, even those basic expectations aren’t …


Water-Saving Techniques for Natural Irrigation

Dan This Land of Ours, Water

In the second of her series on irrigation, Cathy Isom discusses several of the water-saving garden techniques for natural irrigation. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. We are much better off using rainwater for our irrigation needs. It’s fresher, not chemically cleaned, and best of all it’s free. All that’s required, is making small changes to the landscape …


Consider Natural Irrigation for your Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom fills you in about why you should consider using natural irrigation for your garden.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When it comes to irrigating your garden, you don’t necessarily need a series of hoses, sprinklers or municipal water on demand. There is a way to create an efficient and effective naturally-irrigated garden by using what …


Medicinal Plants You May Not Have Heard Of

Dan This Land of Ours

In yesterday’s program, Cathy Isom reviewed plants for decorating as well as healing. Today, Cathy tells you about more medicinal plants to grow in the home you may not have heard of. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Feverfew – consisting of little button flowers that resemble daisies. There’s evidence that supplementing with feverfew can reduce migraine attack frequency. …