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Benefits of Growing And Using Lemon Verbena

Lemon verbena benefits us in many ways. From settling the stomach and expelling mucus, to easing anxiety and joint pain, it is a very useful herb to grow and have around.

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How to Make A Garden-Fresh DIY Potpourri Blend

This DIY potpourri recipe is a great example of what can be made fresh from your own garden. In this recipe I use what I am growing, so take my idea, taylor it to what you’re growing, and make up your own blends!

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Learn How to Choose A Good Watermelon

Learn how to pick a watermelon, and be sure to choose one with seeds. The seeds are edible, medicinal, delicious when roasted, and great for urinary health.

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How to Remove a Tick Once You Have Been Bitten

Do you know how to remove a tick? Have you ever been bitten by one? The other day I discovered a tick had bitten me so I tried to remain calm and formulate a plan for a safe, natural removal. Here’s how I did it and how you can too!

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How to Make a DIY Flower Press to Dry Flowers

I love pressing flowers at harvest time and am excited to share my husband’s plant press design with you. I recommend making several so you can have a few drying projects going simultaneously. Enjoy!

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Using Prickly Pear Cactus For Food and Landscaping

Prickly Pear is one of few cold tolerant cacti. Both the fruit and leaves are edible. The fruit can be made into jelly, drinks, desserts, and even candy. It is native to the Americas, but has spread to many other parts of the world.