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Planting Basil

For me, the middle of October is basil planting time. Although I have experimented with lots of different basils I still seem to prefer the annual sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum). 535 more words

Huacatay (Tagetes minuta) -- Minty Herb from Peru -- also called Peruvian Black Mint

I planted the huacatay seeds in pots (using regular potting soil) around the beginning of April of this year. These were seeds collected from last year’s crop. 436 more words

Growing Herbs

For Your Information/Ebola Virus

There is no vaccine for the ebola virus. There are no medicines, no cures. Your best defense is a strong immune system, proper hydration, attention to hygiene and proper rest. 218 more words

Growing Herbs

Herbal Pharmacy

Heal Thyself…

Stuffy nose: Drink 1 teaspoon freshly grated horseradish mixed with 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice. Horseradish produces quick mucus release, and the lemon juice cuts the sting of the horseradish. 295 more words

Growing Herbs

8 Vegetables That You Can Regrow Again and Again

Who knew?  Not only does this article tell you what 8 Vegetables you can regrow, it explains how to do it.  I am very exited about regrowing basil!   20 more words

Fitness/Health Lifestyle

It's a story about plants

I tweeted that i find beauty in the banal with the above picture attached and i think i sent the same picture with the tweet “There is a story in every one” so i thought i would tell their story. 594 more words