Rose hips–the fruit from the rose bush–are one of my favorite herbs to work with. They’re full of vitamins and minerals and are great DIY beauty projects. In the kitchen, use rose hips to make syrups, jellies, and pies. And for DIY beauty you can use them to make anything from facial toner to body lotion!
Something to do with food, be it diy, natural, homemade, etc.
Most people who grow sunflowers do so to harvest the seeds. Sunflower seeds or sunflower oil are a big deal and how cool to grow your own. But did you know there are many other reasons to grow the sunflower? Here are several other reasons you may want to grow sunflowers in your yard.
Red clover: a natural remedy for arthritis and asthma! It can be used in tea, as a flour additive, added to salads, added to soups, and even as a vitamin supplement! You can also pull the individual flowers from the flower heads (like when you were a child) and add them to rice dishes and casseroles.
I make reusable, washable, DIY bags because the store-bought bags aren’t always washable once soiled. There are many ways you can make these DIY bags–with or without a sewing machine–and I love using them in place of the plastic bags at the store!
I’m often asked how to plant a child garden, and how to get kids more involved with gardening. My main strategy is to excite their senses and to include them as much as possible, because kids love being involved! Here are 6 plant ideas to get you started.
We’re posting this rib rub recipe because BBQ season is finally here! And because making tender, flavorful ribs at home is pretty easy to do, especially when you use this delicious dry rub recipe!
Capsicum annuum (a.k.a. Cayenne peppers) is a digestive stimulant, a cardiovascular tonic, a first aid application for bleeding, a food, and so much more! For example, did you know that–botanically speaking–the pepper is a berry, not a vegetable?