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Setting Up A Herbal Apothecary At Home

“The home-tech environment of your kitchen is where herbalism lives. Herbalism thrives in the lay communities and hand-tended gardens of self-reliant plant people who cherish and practice their independence. Know that it is in your home that you can … Read More...

The Importance of Botanical Names

You wouldn’t dare call a friend or relative by any other name than their own. Unless it’s your day for being rude. Nor would you call your potato salad an apple salad. You’ll just confuse your guests. We usually call plants by their common names. … Read More...

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Borage – Nature’s Best Stress Tonic

An infusion of Borage leaves is nature’s best tonic for stress and stress related problems. The leaves contains vitamin C and are rich in calcium, potassium and mineral salts. Growing Borage Borage (Borago officinalis) is a lovely garden plant, … Read More...

Snake Flower – Bulbine frutescens

[Fam. Asphodelaceae] Other Names / Related Species Afrikaans: balsemkopieva, copaiba, geelkatstert, katstert English: cat’s tail, bum jelly plant, stalked bulbine, grass aloe Sotho: Khomo-ya-Ntsukammele, sehlare-sa-pekane, … Read More...

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Do You Need a Detox?

How would you like to wake up every morning raring to go? When did you last burst with energy all day long? Wouldn't it be great if your clothes didn't feel tight and uncomfortable? Max Tomlinson in "Clean Up Your Diet" says that we are in … Read More...

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7 High-Yield Crop Growing Strategies

"The more you expand the horizons of your imagination, opening new territories and going beyond what you think is possible, the more you open the doorway to unlimited abundance." - Sanaya Roman & Duane Packer Imagine harvesting nearly half a ton … Read More...

Faan’s South African Veggie News – October 2014

It's not often you get the opportunity to learn from the best. Faan Koekemoer is without any doubt one of the most experienced and pragmatic vegetable gardeners I know. He publishes a monthly newsletter jampacked with tips, tricks and timely advice … Read More...

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