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Guide to Growing Your Own Aloe Vera

The aloe vera plant has become incredibly popular. It’s a very easy plant to care for, making it a staple in many homes. A large part of aloe vera’s popularity can be attributed to the fact that it boasts a wide range of natural health properties. 1,429 more words


Medicinal Herb Seed Purchase; Indoor/Outdoor Gardening

A cold dreary December day lulled to bored restlessness by the steady drizzle of rain. The perfect day to get new seed catalogs with pages exploding with life and color and fresh energy for spring. 699 more words


How to Buy Herbs?

Knowledge of what to do with herbs will only go so far if you don’t have access to herbs with which to experiment. My goal is to grow my herb collection slowly as I learn how to use the herb/essential oil/etc. 589 more words


Growing Herbs: Trial by Error

Growing herbs indoors can be a great idea if like me you get super excited about starting things at completely inappropriate times of the year! Our unseasonably warm weather has had me itching to start my garden when in reality I should be winterizing and planning our holiday activities. 383 more words


All About Sage

To the ancients, including the Arabians, sage was associated with immortality, or at least longevity, and it was credited with increasing mental capacity.

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Growing Herbs

Face your fears to use your herbs

Why don’t you use herbs in your daily life more often? For me, it’s because I’m afraid. Afraid to waste money, afraid to invest time in something that really won’t work, and most irrationally, afraid to poison myself! 871 more words



The tomato plants are doing very well, and so are the lettuce though I think that it is a bit too hot for them, we shall see what comes. 204 more words

Organic Gardening