Of all the joys summer brings, mosquitoes are not one of them. Those little buggers are always the unwelcome party guest at backyard barbecues, campfire festivities, and general outdoor summer activities. Though you are generally safe during the day (unless you’re exploring deep wooded areas or hanging out by standing water), mosquitoes are extremely active in the early morning … [Read more...] about 5 Effective Natural Mosquito Repellent Recipes You Can Make at Home
A squash bug is a noxious garden pest, and as the name implies, it goes after squashes and gourds of all types! While most people reach for the chemicals as soon as these pest insects appear, it is also possible to get rid of them in natural ways. When you are looking at how to kill squash bugs, take a few moments to consider these natural methods before you start reaching … [Read more...] about How to Kill Squash Bugs Organically
Herbs are for the most part easy to grow and care for. If you don't have the space for a proper outdoor herb garden, all you'll need is a few pots, some starter plants or seeds, and a nice sunny window area. If you have the outdoor space available, a proper outdoor herb garden will really rev up your cooking and provide an ample supply of useful medicinal herbs for your health. … [Read more...] about Do You Know How Easy it is to Start Your First Herb Garden?
There's few herbs with such powerful and characteristic flavor as cilantro. Used extensively in cooking to liven up dishes ranging from salads to burritos, cilantro is a well-known and great tasting herb that also has powerful medicinal and nutritional benefits. Let's take a look at five simple reasons why you should add more cilantro to your diet. 1. Eliminates Heavy … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to Add More Cilantro to Your Diet
Using herbs to remedy a sore throat and other illnesses are becoming more and more common. Health-related communities are starting to accept them as real ways of helping their condition, and with good reason. A strong herbal treatment can help you to get better considerably faster than you would without them, and if done correctly, just as fast as the western medicine might … [Read more...] about 10 Best Herbs for a Sore Throat