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Romanian Borsh or How to Make the Most Out of Wheat
Because of its detoxifying properties borsh can be used in diabetes, hepatitis, artrithis, gout, kidney failure, liver and gall issues, rheumatism, also for chronical fatigue. Fill a 2 quarts pot with water and bring to boil.
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Leeks: Good and Good For You
Rinse well under cool water.The most well-known recipe using leeks is the classic French soup ‘Vichysoisse' recipes for which can be found in any cookbook. They are best grown when temperatures are between 55 and 75 degrees F.Leeks are related to onions...
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St. Andrew\'s Day: The Day When Romanians Sow Wheat
Maybe this year, on St. Andrew night, the witches and warlocks will get busy! Too bad these traditions can't change things and stop the crisis, but who knows? The fences and the houses corners are spreaded with garlic to protect them from the night creatures.
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Gardening Is Good For You—Science Says So!
Therapeutic horticulture—gardening as therapy—has been shown to give patients with clinical depression existential purpose , aka a meaning to life, and gardening has also been shown to markedly improve the lives of veterans .
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Yes, Joyce, there is a Money Tree (Pachira)
A minor point but one that some readers may find importantMoney Tree art at left by the incomparable "Inky" Used here with permission, Thank you! Inky Art not to be used elsewhere without express permission of the creator.
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Homemade Gifts from the Garden
These types of baskets are great because they can be placed in a sunny window throughout the holidays for decor and then placed back out when the weather is warm.The holidays can get stressful and expensive but it doesn't have to be if you have a garden.
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Three Aralias for your indoor gardens
Three cats have on rare occasion nibbled on those with grasslike leaves such as spider plants or Dracaena marginata.Credits - Thank you to dg subscribers who gave permission to use their photos hereKelley Macdonald, photos of dinnerplate aralia, Dave's...
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Wheat - you can live without it!
I serve it with whipped cream and chocolate sauce. My mother rolls it up in the dish towel until ready to serve. For arecipe, I dust everything with cornstarch; otherwise, sprinkle the paper and the sides of the pans with flour.2 tablespoons dark rum...
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Growing for Good
Tags urban agriculture , urban farm , urban farming When Susman and Monbouquette stopped in Seattle, Wash., they experienced their most memorable moment: milking goats with the Goat Justice League.
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Bad luck with houseplants? Try lucky bamboo
Leaves are a medium green (possibly with white stripe) and roots are white or orange. Four is not a good number as the Chinese word for four is similar to the word for death.) For what it's worth, a gift of Lucky Bamboo is luckier than buying it for oneself.It...
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Garden Crafts: How-to Instructions For A Macrame\' Hanging Planter
Now, use that length and measure it out twice more. Once the skills are mastered in this project, we can build on them, to tackle more advanced ones.Here's a list of materials. Carefully look to see which cords fall naturally to the center of your hand,...
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Gleaning for Good
Friendship Donations Network:Based in Ithaca, N.Y., this nonprofit does more than donate fresh produce to those in need; the group also ensures that edible fruits and vegetables don’t end up in the landfill.
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A Grapevine Christmas Tree
I wound them in and out among the grapevines and pushed some up into the center of the cone and wired them in place as needed.Decorations included a dozen or so ready-made red velvet bows.
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Warm and Cozy Buckwheat Seeds?
It reminds me of newly dug soil and planting seeds, scents of spring and warm sunshine.When I talked with June she reminded me that the cozies are made of buckwheat seeds, not buckwheat hulls, and they can be warmed in the microwave over and over again.
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My favorite, versatile, new gardening tool is my \
The versatlity and fun of using my smart phone are making it an everyday tool in all my gardening endeavors. Davison from the University of North Alabama, was online and in my hand.
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Bran: More Than Just \
All grains have bran, but wheat, oat, and rice are the main choices in today’s nutrition-conscious populations. Time was, the mention of bran muffins brought on a snicker, but the value of brans and whole grains in our diet goes well past "digestive...
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Hummers at your window - a great gift idea!
Fuschia is a favorite nectar plant of hummingbirds. They should be cleaned and refilled frequently, especially in hot weather, to keep the nectar from spoiling and mold from forming.
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Snakes- Good for the Garden
There is no way I can convince someone who is terrified of snakes not to be, but perhaps a discussion of their benefits and harmlessness to the garden will deter a few would-be killers of these wonderful and efficient garden predators.
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Is Hackberry Good for Firewood?
Resilient and adaptable, it tolerates wide-ranging soils and urban pollution, and it usually scoffs at wind. The wood is heavy, but that helps keep sparks and smoke at enjoyable minimums.
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Is Gatorade Good for Plants?
Gatorade has a proven record of helping people hydrate, but the beverage is not so good for plants.The basic ingredients in Gatorade are water, sugar, carbohydrates and electrolytes -- potassium and sodium.
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Is Turmeric Good for Chickens?
Turmeric is also thought to aid in the treatment of baby chicks or chickens suffering wry neck, a condition that causes the bird to be unable to hold its head up, by providing Vitamins B and E.
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Beautiful, yummy, and good for you too, cranberries are not just for Thanksgiving any more!
I can't resist stirring it, so I do. One day, in love with my new food processor, I just added a whole orange and omitted the middleman. And finally, you can refrigerate it. Around here, you can even go to visit the Ocean Spray bogs.
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What the Gardener Gets for Christmas
It turns what we have into enough, and more. No gardener needs dozens however. Non-gardeners don’t know that apples aren’t herbs or that the scent of harvest is dependent upon what you’re harvesting.
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Diana\'s Anise Biscotti
Anise is an annual plant with white, umbel flowers and a long taproot. Fennel, on the other hand, is available in many varieties and is an easy-to-grow biennial/perennial (depending on your variety) having a bulbous base and yellow, umbel flowers that...
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Party Favors From the Heart: African Violets and Handmade Containers
On the inside I photo copied different quotes that my husband and I liked. Each pot was a slightly different shape, with a slightly different color. As a senior, I didn't have much extra time, but I did have a bee in my bonnet about this new project.
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Gardening Gifts A to Z
Perhaps you should look for something more modest, like the traditional St. Francis statue. Our national tree*, an oak tree would be a grand gift for someone with room enough to accomodate a large shade tree.
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Just add water, Paperwhites bring a hint of spring
When you see that classic cliche,"just add water," you're inclined to think there's a catch. Most growers discard their bloomed-out paperwhites, but if you have a warm garden you may plant them outside.
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Plant Profiles For New Gardeners: Sempervirens tectorum, Hens and Chicks
Without a little guidance from seasoned veterans, they often choose seeds and plants that are more challenging than their budding skills can handle. It was thought to protect inhabitants from thunder and lightning strikes, so was a common sight planted...
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Gifts from and for Gardeners: How to Make a Discharge Printed Vest
This is to eliminate any dark edges where bleach spray may not reach. I speak from personal experience.I test my garment with a drop of bleach in a hidden area before I get started.
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