Daily Archives: November 13, 2013

Keeping Rodents Away with Alliums


By planting various alliums – like onions, garlic and shallots – I have been able to keep night roaming rodents away from other plants and new seedlings growing in the same bed.


Global Red Cross Response Effort Underway in Wake of Typhoon

The Philippines, a nation of more than 7,000 islands, faces enormous devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan that produced record strength winds along with high storm surges. Approximately 10 million people across 40 provinces have been affected with as many as 600,000 people displaced and the death toll continuing to rise.