Growing Herbs

Articles on how to grow herbs.

Herbal Teas

March 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Orange Mint Tea 1 cup of dried mint leaves 8 teaspoons of China Tea, or you may use Oolong, white, or green tea leaves 6 whole cloves 4 tablespoons of Calendula petals 2 tablespoons of dried orange peel Gently mix all the ingredients in a tea tin or plastic container with a lid, and allow the blend to mellow for 24 [ to read more ]

Make Your Own NonToxic Cleaners

February 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

The calender says February, it feels more like April. I have the kitchen and bathroom windows open, enjoying the warm breeze. It’s a good day to tackle the kitchen. The counters and appliances had a real workout during the holidays. I’ll do a little early spring cleaning this morning and have it out of the [ to read more ]

Best Friend For The Skin

January 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s warm here in Mystic Moors. So warm in fact, I had to repot the three little aloe vera plants growing in my kitchen. They like the window over the kitchen sink. It receives full sun from 12 noon until 4:pm. They have grown so much since I brought them inside in late September, I had to move them to a larger [ to read more ]