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|Posted on September 21, 2016 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
Did you know that lemons are technically berries? Or that the British Navy has been using lemon juice in the pervention of scurvy for centuries? That’ because lemons contain vitamin C, along with other vitamins and acids essential to our health. And speaking of essential, did you know that the essential oil of a lemon is good for the health of your skin? Lemon oil is known for its “detoxifying” effects, as may help smooth and soften rough or calloused patches of skin. Lemon ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 4, 2016 at 11:35 AM||comments (9)|
I don’t know about you, but one of my most favorite things is the smell of fresh dirt and the feeling of seeds slipping between my fingers. I’m talking of course about starting plants from seed. While it may be long past seed sowing season here in Ohio, many southern parts of the country are just starting some of their fall crops, and many indoor hobbyist gardeners are planting seeds year ‘round.
According to the National Gardening Association, around 42 million Americ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 7, 2016 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
Be green! We hear that a lot, but what exactly does it mean? It means being eco-friendly, doing good for the environment, and making life choices that reflect that. In a house, you can install solar panels or a wind turbine, use rain barrels to conserve water, grow your own fruits and vegetables, and the list goes on and on. I don’t live in a house, though. I, like millions of other Americans, live in an apartment. Whether you live in an apartment due to affordability, preference, locat...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 27, 2016 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
Did you know that in the U.S., we used around 50 BILLION plastic bottles last year? With a rather low recycling rate of approximately 23%, that means we added about 37 billion bottles worth of plastic pollution to our landfills and environments. That’s enough bottles to line up from New York to San Francisco, and BACK! With such an outrageous amount of plastic pollution being added to our environment, it might be a good time to start using the old mantra “Reduce, Re-use, Recycle.&...Read Full Post »