Home & Garden Insights

July 10, 2007

Pet-Safe Plants

Filed under: gardening, pet-safe plants, pets, plants — homeandgardeninsights @ 8:16 pm

“Lots of dogs and cats like to chew on leaves, stems and berries. Most of the time, there’s no ill effect. But some plants–such as golden pothos, dieffenbachia, some philodendrons and dracaenas, and peace lily–can be toxic to dogs and/or cats; depending on the variety of plant and the size and weight of the animal, effects can range from mild oral irritation to poisoning.” (Read more…)


July 2, 2007

Poison Ivy

Filed under: gardening, pictures of poison ivy, plants, poison ivy — homeandgardeninsights @ 7:12 pm

Not sure if it’s poison ivy? Find out by looking at these photographs of posion ivy and its imposters. It’s important to know the difference.

June 5, 2007


Filed under: botany, gardening, gardens, horticulture, plants — homeandgardeninsights @ 3:00 pm

Dave’s Garden features a Plant Files database with over 150,000 entries. It also includes a gardening forum.

Plant Conservation Network

Filed under: botany, gardening, horticulture, plant conservation, plants — homeandgardeninsights @ 2:20 pm

New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
World network links for plant conservation.

June 4, 2007

Who is Walter Muma?

Filed under: plants, random, Walter Muma, wilderness, wilderness survival, wildwood survival — homeandgardeninsights @ 8:07 pm

Who is Walter Muma?
Find out about him and his wilderness survival techniques.

June 1, 2007


Filed under: food, gardening, home & garden, horticulture, plants, recipes — homeandgardeninsights @ 7:03 pm

An archive of gardening information, including a recipes section.

Some of the recipes include:

Better Than Sex Cake
Halloween History and Pumpkin Recipes
Pomegranate Recipes
Green Grape Pie
Best Lemon Ice Box Pie on Earth

Lemon Recipes
Loquat Jelly Recipes
Sweet Potato Facts and Recipes
Recipes for Eating Acorns and Acorn-Eaters
Apple Recipes
Pear Recipes
Sugarless Recipes
Mrs. Parsons’ Peach Crisp
Cottage Cheese Apple Pie
Blackeyed Peas for New Year’s Day
Dirt Cake
Onion Rings
Herb Vinegar
Mexican Purslane Stuffing
Pyracantha Jelly
Baking/Storing Sweet Potatoes
Green Tomato Recipes
Spinach Soup
Sweet Spinach and Yam Pie

May 30, 2007

Botany Clipart

Filed under: art, botany, clipart, plants, science — homeandgardeninsights @ 7:40 pm

Botany Clipart
Over 25,000 pieces of free clipart.

flower photography

Filed under: flowers, gardening, home & garden, photography, plants — homeandgardeninsights @ 6:52 pm


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