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Grow Your Own Medicine – Soil

Contrary to popular assumption…soil is not dirt! Healthy soil is alive with helpful micro-organisms. Mim shares an extract of her gardening book, Grow Your O .....

Grow Your Own Medicine – Lavender

Lavender has been used medicinally for thousands of years. It’s also an attractive plant for borders, pathways and rockeries and quite easy to grow. Mim shares an extract of  .....

Grow Your Own Medicine – Avocado

Avocados were a mainstay of the Aztec and Inca diets. Amidst their conquering and plundering, the Conquistadors employed an historian, Fernandez de Oriedo, who, in 1519,  .....

Fall in love with garlic

I have always had the utmost respect for garlic. Even so, I was surprised when I fell in love with it. The romance began several years ago when I ordered a whole ba .....