All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘herbs’

Smudge Your Campfire With Sage To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Smudge Your Fire to Keep Away Bugs!

Whether you are camping or enjoying a little backyard entertaining around a firepit, you can easily keep mosquitoes at bay by tossing in a few herb branches. Mosquitoes hate herbs like lavender, mint, lemon balm, sage, and of course, citronella. Toss a few branches of herbs fresh or dry into the fire and what smells heavenly to you, will send …

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Verigated Sage And Thyme In A DIY Nail Polish Marbled Terracotta Garden Pot

Nail Polish-Marbled Painted Pots

Unless you have spent all of your free time out in the garden instead of browsing Pinterest trends then you have probably seen someone using nail polish to marble something. The craze started from nail artists adding a few colors of polish to water, then dipping fingers in there. The finger comes out a mess of polish but some quick work of the …

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Here Is An Easy Way To Propagate Your Own Herb Garden

How to Propagate Herbs

Herbs are often the first plants new gardeners start with because they are easy to grow. In addition to being easy to take care of, herbs add beauty to your space and spice up your food.  Now that you have a few established plants, perhaps you are thinking of expanding your herb garden. No need to head to the garden …

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Four Steps To Beautiful Skin With These Herbal Facial Recipes

Skin-Renewing Herb Garden Facial in Four Steps

Using elements from the garden as part of my natural beauty routine is one of my favorite reasons to garden. I have shared many recipes in the Natural Skincare Series on everything from bath bombs to soap-making and I use all of these products each and everyday at home. I’m always thrilled to find another garden-lover who can turn fresh …

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An All Natural Remedy For Sore Throats Sage Candy Recipe On Gardentherapy.ca  E1421347963973

Sage Candy: a Natural Remedy for Sore Throats

Is a sore throat getting you down? Pesky viruses can cause throat inflammation and coughs that last far too long. The good news is that you need to look no further than your backyard herb garden for a natural remedy that works: sage candy. Sage is the classic medicinal herb used to fight sore throats and gum inflammation, and to …

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Garlic Spinach Butter

Garlicky Spinach and Kale Butter

Warning, this garlic bread made with spinach and kale is dangerously tasty! Gluten-haters don’t be afraid, you can easily make this gluten-free by swapping out the bread with your preferred brand. No matter what bread you choose, you can pack in the greens and makes a new favorite side for dinner, especially when entertaining!  This recipe isn’t just to get a …

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