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Wild Spring Salad

Spring has arrived in Central Illinois and the weeds are beginning to sprout in my garden plots.  However many of these weeds are actually wild herbs that are a tasty spring addition to a romaine tossed salad.   558 more words

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Tomato Sprouts

Our son wasn’t thrilled about the idea of babysitting my indoor plants while we were in Florida for 10 days but he did an outstanding job.  44 more words

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Happy Little Tomato Sprouts

It does my heart good to visit my tomato sprouts each day, spritzing them with their morning shower.  Last year I planted a non-hybrid heirloom tomato called Rutgers.  245 more words

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Natural Botanical Sources of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is essential for good health and especially helpful during cold and flu season. Winter, when we need good vitamin intake the most, is often the season when we cut back on fresh fruits and vegetables that contain Vitamin C.  323 more words

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Practical Prepping for Cold and Flu Season

Herbs are a healthy alternative to pharmaceuticals and are loaded with healing properties.  This recipe for a HOT/COLD TEA is a tasty and natural way to fight a bug. 111 more words

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September Apple Picking

The trees are full and apples begin to fall. Friends and family arrive to pick and enjoy a warm September day.

Butch and Tom wield the handy apple picker. 58 more words

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SEPTEMBER BLOOMS

The last blooms of summer transition to autumn colors. Yellow mums, red knockout roses and zinnias are hardy-to-frost flowers. 9 more words

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