April 2012

Herbs ~ Garden and Cooking

April 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Ten Best Herbs for Cooking Basil, dill,rosemary, chives, mint, sage, cilantro, oregano, parsley,thyme. Five Best Herbs to Grow in Containers and Pots Basil ~ Full sun, moist soil Mint ~ Partial shade, moist soil Parsley ~ Full sun, moist soil, high in organic matter Rosemary ~ Partial to full sun, dry to moderately [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Foot Bath

April 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Happy Earth Day ! Roses are red Violets are blue For Earth Day this year Let’s all plant a few After a weekend of digging and planting in the garden, what better way to end it, than with a fragrant and relaxing herbal foot soak. Here’s a recipe for the herbal foot bath. You’ll need a two gallon [ ...click to read more ]

Herbs That Heal

April 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Calendula Tincture for the Relief of Hemmorroids… 1 – 16 ounce bottle of witch hazel 2 – tablespoons of dried calendula flowers In a glass jar or ceramic bowl, add the witch hazel and calendula flowers. Cover the jar or bowl and let the mixture stand for eight hours at room temperature. Using a tea [ ...click to read more ]