Essentials of Eco-Friendly Home Design

reclaimed wood seating

Sustainability comes in many forms and ways and anyone can find a way to adapt it into their lifestyle and their home design. This is especially true for all those fans of eco-friendly home design out there who want to spend their lives in a green and sustainable space. If you too are looking for …

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What is the difference between an herbal decoction and an infusion?

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Herbal Preparations: Infusion or Decoction? While they may not realize, most people infuse an herb (an infusion) without thinking about it and call it herb tea. They put a tea ball or a tea bag in a cup of boiling hot water and steep (steep – to soak in water to extract a component of …

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The Elderberry Incident aka The Peace Pipe

elderberry for the elderberry poem

An Elderberry Poem My uncle is a jack of all trades… He was a barber, he was a police detective, he was a park ranger and there are probably a few I’ve long since forgotten (or never even knew!) 😉 But these days, as the whirlwind of activity that used to keep you in a …

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Advantages of Using Plastic Planter Boxes For Your Domestic Or Commercial Beautification

Plastic Planter Boxes

When people hear the word flower pot, they immediately think of the classic orange-brown ceramic pots which you can see in many stores. While this was once the only option for those people who wanted to keep plants in their houses, plastic planter boxes have since taken over the market in a huge way. The …

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Plant Names

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Does anyone REALLY have any idea how many different plants there are on our planet. New plants are constantly being discovered. The Flora of North America Project will treat more than 20,000 species of plants native or naturalized in North America north of Mexico, about 7% of the world’s total. Both vascular plants and bryophytes …

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