Grow Yourself a Nice Cup of Tea

March 13, 2012 // 1 Comment

Herbal teas have never been more popular than they are now. Make room this spring in the garden for these herbs. Apple mint. Known for its fruity aroma and flavor. Chop fresh leaves to flavor hot or cold drinks. Prefers rich, moist soil and does well in full sun or part shade. Space plants 12 to 15 inches apart. [ 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 ]

The Legend of the Four Thieves Vinegar

January 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

  There are many stories concerning Four Thieves Vinegar and its amazing ability to repel disease carrying insects. One version of this story takes place in France during the early 1600’s. As the plague raged thru Europe, the town of Toulouse was beset with robbers. Four famous or should I say infamous [ to read more ]