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Festive Popular Christmas Plants & Their Medicinal Uses

From festive evergreens to showy holly and romantic mistletoe, did you know that these popular Christmas plants have medicinal uses too?  Use these holiday plants to keep you merry and bright. The holiday season is a botanical wonderland.  While herbalists…

Edible & Medicinal Host Plants for a Butterfly Garden

Use these edible & medicinal host plants to create thriving butterfly garden and visual feast for the naturalist’s eye.  Gardening with plants that attract butterflies and host butterfly larvae are excellent way to craft a thriving pollinator community in your…

The Medicinal Uses & Health Benefits of Lavender

The health benefits of lavender are so profound making it a perfect addition to your home apothecary. Learn all about the medicinal uses of lavender & make yourself a restorative bath soak! This post is an excerpt from my book…

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