Decomposers are an important part of the circle of life, but a part that we don’t often like to talk about. Vermiculture opens the door to demystify the deconstruction process through the disposal of food waste and creates nutrient rich compost to plant in to begin the cycle again. The best part is that it is easy and cheap to set up and requires very little maintenance for a great reward!
Over millennia, some plants have adapted toxins into their structures as a protective evolution. These toxins act as a deterrent, sometimes a fatal one, for the animals that eat these plants. But in the same way that a rose makes a lovely addition to a garden, despite its thorns, there are a plethora of poisonous plants that bring beauty to a plot, despite their danger. You may find that you already have some of these plants in your own spaces!
We asked our staff and activity leaders what they love about Halloween. Check out their answers in their own words below! […]
Though the modern take on Halloween is more commercial than ever, the current festivities can find their roots in the older celebrations from which the holiday as we know it was born. Let’s learn more about the history of Halloween and where it all began.
Unwind with a witchy guided meditation from IggleWellness! A cup of tea, a pile of books, and a feline familiar - this cosy cottage has everything a witch could need for a relaxing evening. You can listen to the meditation or read the transcript below.
Get ready because we are going to take a trip to Spooky Town! This Halloween cake recipe will be the centerpiece of your spooky gathering! We'll be starting with the dark chocolate cake, then adding ganache filling, with purple and black chantilly frosting, and finishing off with skulls and bloody bones.
Create some spooky apothecary bottles to decorate your house! This craft can be made with little to no money and the customization possibilities are endless. [...]
Ghastly greetings, you spooky party ig-ghouls out there! What's that, you say? You plan to participate in the Spoopy Cookie Decorate-along during our famous and fa-boo-lous Halloween Party? Well, this here is a little prep post to get you ready for our sugary shenanigans.