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Savory Herbs and Unsavory Weather

Savory Herbs and Unsavory Weather

Except for a few short-lived cold snaps, it has been a pretty mild winter here in North Carolina. From what I’ve been hearing, the same can be said for most of the United States. Of course, those of us who ...

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Recognizing Diseases Common to Herbs

Recognizing Diseases Common to Herbs

Although less susceptible to them, herbs are not completely immune to plant diseases. Perhaps it is due to their undomesticated nature or their high concentrations of aromatic oils, but young or weak plants can still become a target. It is ...

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A Primer on Growing Your Own Dyes

A Primer on Growing Your Own Dyes

Dying your own fabrics and yarns can be fun, but to do it on your own, you’ll need a dyer’s garden. Choose an area specifically for this special garden where the plants will have the sunlight needed. When planting your ...

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Growing Your Family’s Pharmacy

Growing Your Family’s Pharmacy

Today many families are looking for a different approach to dealing with the illnesses and injuries that afflict them. How can you achieve your goals for a more natural lifestyle? You can add a medicine garden bed to your family ...

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Gardening Indoors- Easy and Organic

Gardening Indoors- Easy and Organic

Gardening indoors is not so much an alternative to outdoor gardening, but rather another way to garden. You work in smaller spaces and will have fewer problems than your outdoor plots, and you can do all the work while in ...

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Natural Pain Relief

Natural Pain Relief

Many people suffer with chronic pain. If you do, you have probably tried over-the-counter treatments, prescription medications, and other treatments, but the pain goes on. You may be asking if there are natural treatments for chronic pain, but lets try to understand a little something about chronic pain before we discuss treatments....

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The Kitchen Herb Garden

The Kitchen Herb Garden

Start building your herb beds with whatever bed style that you like best. Clear the bed of any weeds and debris that may have accumulated over the winter. With your hand cultivator – claw – loosen the soil down six ...

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Medicinal Uses of Thyme

Medicinal Uses of Thyme

Thyme is a very aromatic herb commonly used for both cooking and in natural medicines. It has a very wide range of uses and abilities. The origin of the name “thyme” is said to be from the Greek word thymus, ...

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Your Personal Pharmacy

Your Personal Pharmacy

One of the most difficult aspects of living off the grid is handling medical care. There are times when you’ll need to see a doctor; for the most part, though, people like to handle their own problems. The best way ...

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Herb Gardening Summer and Winter

Herb Gardening Summer and Winter

Planting herbs can be good for your medicine cabinet as well as your pantry, and can be easily grown. You should start your herb garden with varieties that you currently enjoy using in your cooking, for your health, and as ...

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