Lamb’s Ears: Grow a Potent Antibacterial Bandage in Your Back Yard

If you are working in your garden and want to provide your family with a strong antibacterial bandage in case of emergency, then look no further than Lambs Ears. Stachys byzantina, more commonly known as Lambs Ear, is an easy care herb with soft, velvet-like leaves that appear wooly. Due to the reflecting nature of …

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5 Ways Sugar Causes Disease

sugar causes disease

Most adults know that sugar is detrimental to their health. We know that sugar causes disease, yet, our eyes glaze over and our mouths water when we look at those enticing cookies as we pass the bakery in the grocery store. Why the temptation? Temptation gets the better of most people, and the next thing …

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Homestead Where You Are

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So you don’t have land, or livestock, or a garden… How can you start homesteading where you are? What does homesteading mean anyway? Wikipedia says, Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of food, and may also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for …

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Traditional pottery is Japanese Tokoname Bonsai Pots still popular

Japanese Tokoname Bonsai Pots

Japanese tokoname pottery is one of the ancient artistry that still exists, and is used by the people of Japan. Being an ancient artistic clay work, it is popular all over the world and used in the form of teapots, flower vases, bowls. The earthen or clay pots have been continued from the prehistoric times. It …

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Beginner Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

Beginner Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

Whether you have a black thumb or you have done some gardening, but not with herbs, these beginner tips for starting an herb garden are, I hope, going to be helpful. You will learn how to find the right spot, water instructions, harvesting, and some basics of what to do with your herbs. Having an …

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Keep These Healing Weeds in Your Garden

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When you hear the word “weeds” as it pertains to a garden or yard, it usually means that it is something bad. However, while some weeds should be controlled, there are others that actually have medicinal qualities! Here are some healing weeds you should keep in your garden. Dandelion Dandelions are technically a weed that …

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Health Benefits Of Licorice Root

health benefits of licorice root

There is nothing more distinct than the taste of licorice. This flavorful candy comes in black and red. While black licorice is a love hate relationship, you may be surprised to know that it doesn’t contain any actual licorice root. Would it surprise you to know that there are health benefits to licorice root? The …

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Why Caterpillars Are Considered Pests

Collectively, caterpillars are the larval stage of moths and butterflies. Did you know that there are over 110,000 different kinds of caterpillars in the world? One of those species is the cutworms which are deemed one of the most destructive lawn pests. However, this is not the only caterpillar species that causes plant destruction. This …

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