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Healing Traditions: All-purpose Summer Salve Recipe
No matter how careful we are, most of us manage to damage ourselves here and there, now and then. For...
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Survival Tips for Serious Gardeners: Poison Ivy, Ticks and More
Gardening is a great way to get in touch with nature, grow amazing produce, beautify your neighborhood...
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Turf Alternatives–Going Green Without the Grass
Re-thinking your lawn? You’re not alone. Homeowners across America are looking to improve the environment...
Helpful Hints for Harvesting and Growing Potted Herbs
Given a little good soil and a lot of bright sun, most herbs are fairly easy to grow. Herbs don’t need...
‘Plants Have Intelligence’: UBC Professor Findings
Our modern science has studied humans and animals for much longer than it has closely observed plants...
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Jasmine – The Flower That Makes Ordinary Tea Extraordinary
You may have wondered what gives a good jasmine tea that intoxicating fragrance and heavenly flavor....
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Let’s Get Growing – Living Soil for Vibrant Plants
A healthy soil is teeming with life; including bacteria, fungi, tiny arthropods, arachnids and countless...
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Can I Plant My Tomatoes Yet? – Spring Planting Guide for Tender Crops
Tomatoes and other warm-weather plants always pose a quandary for those of us in cool climates. If you...
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Can Fungi Fix Our Plastic Problem? Polymer-Eating Mushrooms Show Potential in a Variety of Applications
Since the revolutionary discovery of the first synthetic polymers in 1869, plastics have become an indispensable...