Planning to Raise Chickens? – Four Things to Consider

If you are planning to raise chickens, consider these four things. More and more people are raising their own chickens these days and the trend continues to increase. Why is that? Well, there are several reasons. Raising your own chickens is a step toward becoming more self-sufficient. You can make an additional income by running …

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Silymarin helps to fight cancer, liver disease plus many metabolic disorders

milk thistle with other herbs

(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of cancer deaths in the United States nearly tripled between 1950 and 2011, increasing from 210,733 fatalities per year to 576,691.  Unfortunately, natural (cancer cell killing) substances like, silymarin have been largely ignored by the mainstream media and Western medicine. The …

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Chives are nutritional powerhouses

Chives are grass-like in appearance and are the smallest member of the onion family. They are related to onions, shallots, garlic and leeks and contain many of the same properties. Chives are mainly cultivated for culinary purposes and are especially popular with egg and cheese dishes. History of chives Marco Polo has been credited with …

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Basic Bath Bomb Recipe

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How to Make Basic Fizzy Bath Bombs There’s nothing like a long, warm, fizzy bath at the end of the day! And there’s something even better about knowing that you made those fizzy bath bombs with your own two hands. Bath bombs can be a fun indulgence or a great gift, and with this simple …

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Everything you need to know about a Garden Shed

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If you have a home, you must be having a backyard too. Most homeowners love to grow some plants, flowers and vegetables in their backyard and make a garden. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of the house, but also saves money with home-grown fruits and vegetables. It is indeed a rewarding experience to …

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Homemade Dormant Oil for Fruit Trees

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Sometimes I think that pests, like scales, aphids and mites adore my fruit trees as much as I do. They feast on the juicy tender plant parts in the warm summer and overwinter on my fruit trees. Dormant oil does help control these annoying little pests and homemade dormant oils are safe for use on …

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History Of Herbal Medicine

history of herbal medicine

The Use of Plants for Medicinal Purposes Herbal medicine, sometimes referred to as botanical medicine or simply, ‘herbalism’, has a long history and refers to the use of plants to treat injuries or illnesses. It also refers to the use of herbs or ‘botanicals’ to assist in health and wellness. Ayurvedic, herbalist practitioners, traditional medicine …

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How to Make Your Backyard a Cozy Getaway

wooden bench for cozy backyard getaway

Would you like to know how to make your own backyard a cozy getaway? A lovely outdoor space has become an essential part of an enjoyable home experience. Nowadays, homeowners turn their backyards into lush natural oases, exotic retreats and dreamy getaways by undertaking simple DIY projects and trying our creative decorating ideas. Whether you …

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