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Weeds

I believe using natural methods is always better because going natural can not only save us money but help in keeping our surroundings and environment safe from contamination.

What I love are the many ways that are being sorted out and use once proven to be effective to bring solutions to issues we may be facing. In this article, we will be looking at effective ways of eliminating weeds the natural way.

I have written several articles on weeds which you can view here beneficial weeds for your garden, soil solarization, homemade weed killer and weed control. Weeds are an eyesore and can take away the beauty of a well-designed landscape and garden.

Weeds are not only an eyesore but weeds compete for light, water and nutrients and can be a real menace to our garden plants. Weeds are also a breathing place for disease and garden insects pests so we should do all that we can to eliminate them from our gardens.

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Detoxing your lungs the Natural Way

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The Human Lungs

The functions of the lungs

The purpose of our lungs is to take in oxygen. As we inhale our lungs takes in this oxygen which is carried by the blood to cells that are in our bodies if our lungs cannot carry out its functions the rest of our organs will not function properly which will cause a breakdown and that spells bad news. While this post is not on the anatomy of the lungs we will be discussing ways in keeping our lungs healthy and strong.

Maintaining a healthy lung in this day and time is a challenge because there are factors which we can’t control. The environment, as well as our homes, are filled with toxins and pollution.

This is a growing concern that has been going on for many years and what is even more disturbing is there seems to be an increase of pollution so the question is how can we counter-attack to keep our lungs healthy and strong?

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Planting and caring for winter savory

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Winter Savory

Winter savory is a herb that belongs to the Lamiaceae family. There is another savory which is known as the summer savory. It is believed that both these herbs were around from ancient Rome that’s all the way back before our time so these herbs have been around for a while.

It is also believed that the ancient Romans introduced these herbs to northern Europe and Egland.

The winter savory is a perennial whereas the summer savory is an annual. The winter savory makes a great repellent and has been known to keep both bean weevils and aphids at bay an also reduce mildew. So if you have a problem with these insects, planting winter savory among your garden plants will help to make life a lot easier.

The aroma of summer savory is spicy while the winter savory has aromas of pine and sage.

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A garden herb that’s worth growing

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Cilantro

A garden herb that is worth our attention is cilantro, this is an annual which is fast growing and has a pleasant aroma. But how do we grow cilantro? before we discuss this let’s have a closer look at this herb.

Cilantro’s history

There is not much that is know about cilantro but it is believed that this herb has been around from 5,000 BC and is said to be a native of southwest Europe and the Mediterranean. History has also recorded that the seeds of cilantro have been found in Egyptian tombs so we have some insights about this herb.

Cooking with cilantro

Cilantro has been used as a garnish, in sauce, on tacos, in cooked salsa and so on. Cilantro is very popular in Thai and Chinese kitchens.

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Bringing that holiday cheer

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Poinsettias

It will soon be that time again with Christmas turkey, ham, hot chocolate, Christmas stockings by the fireplace oh and we can’t forget the mistletoe, family, friends and all that great stuff that gives such a great cheer.

This time of the year brings with it such joy and gladness as persons move back and forth making plans, crowded malls, Christmas carols, snowmen, classic Christmas movies like a Christmas Carol and so on makes this season so festive.

But what makes this time of the year also grand is the Christmas flowers (Poinsettia) that send the message home that it’s Christmas. I remembered my former job where I was employed at a five-star resort. A team of us was responsible for taking care of the interior plants.

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