Are rhubarb leaves poisonous? Is Lily of the Valley poisonous? Is Foxglove poisonous? Let’s find out, and let’s discover three additional Spring plants to avoid eating. Foraging has become more popular in recent years, but we have to make sure we know what we’re looking for!
Like with all tools, garden tool maintenance is important. When I put my garden tools away for winter, I clean them off but usually forget about them until spring rolls around. Today I vow to take better care of them! Care to join me?
DIY seed tape makes it easy to start plants in rows and learning how to make seed tape on your own allows you to control which seeds are being used. You know how old the seeds are, what fertilizer was used, and you can make tape with any seeds you’d like.
This year, put away the tiller and plant some perennial vegetables. You will eat earlier, work less, and build your soil all at once! Delicious edibles pop up with the first warm days allowing you to eat fresh garden produce much earlier than normal.
I made this homemade drawer freshener because I was tired of the harmful chemicals used in commercial fabric softeners and detergents to mask odors in clothing. The ingredients in my recipe are natural and they work!
These DIY toilet bombs allow you to deodorize and clean your toilet at the same time. These bombs are a simple homemade toilet bowl cleaner recipe that gets rid of the funk without having to use so much elbow grease!
Let’s learn how to divide hostas, irises, and other perennials because Spring is coming and that means transplanting, repotting, and dividing plants. Some plants are easy, you just dig them up and move them, but some take a bit more planning and care.
This article on growing lemongrass, for use in food and medicine, will help you better understand the benefits of lemongrass and help you start growing and using the plant for better health in your every day life.
This homemade disinfectant spray is based on the historical folk medicine known as Vinegar of the Four Thieves. Read the history of Four Thieves and get the recipe for the disinfectant spray now!
It’s actually very simple to add scent to your laundry without spending a fortune! The following recipe for natural, homemade scented laundry crystals will infuse your laundry with the freshness of your favorite essential oil.
Although an “Easter egg” lotion bar recipe, these homemade lotion bars are awesome any time of year! They’re simple to make, keep well, and work awesome. Did I mention they make great Easter basket gifts?!
St. Patrick’s Day desserts are always fun, and these naturally colored St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes are not only green and delicious, they’re good for you too! You’ll even get a dose of veggies while eating delicious cake! (Shhh, we won’t tell the kids.)
This article focuses on herbs as a natural anti inflammatory therapy, especially for back pain. With proper diet and exercise, herbs can help the body recover much more quickly. The following are my favorite herbs for both internal and external applications.