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The Magic of Strawberries

If you don’t know the deliciousness of fresh strawberries, you’re missing out. They are a truly magical fruit, one that is in delicate balance with nature and also the rhythms of the earth. 259 more words

Plant Properties

What tree is that?  Kauri Pine

The Kauri Pine was traditionally used for ship masts because of its very straight growth and exceptional height. this specimen is one of three in the Durban Botanic Gardens. 50 more words

South Africa

Cleavers: A Moistening Spring Lymph Remedy that Transforms Stuckness into Flow

Meet Cleavers on a Spring Day

It’s early May and I am relishing the sunshine on my face and back after such a long, long winter. 2,781 more words

Herbalism Articles

Plant Profile: Jacob's Ladder.

Common Name: Jacob’s Ladder

Latin Name: Polemonium caeruleum

Family: Polemoniaceae

This herbaceous perennial is beautiful in borders, cottage gardens, or right in the center of a strawberry patch.   37 more words

Gardening

This Weeks Plant Profile: Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a tree that is harvested for its leaves, flowers, bark, wood and oils. There are hundreds of different species of eucalyptus in the world and most of them are native to Australia. 520 more words

Essential Oils