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Your To-Do List for Gardening in August

August is a time of abundance in the garden. Plenty of tomatoes, eggplant, sweet corn, peppers, green beans and cucumbers among other crops make August a month of bounty! It's also the time of p…

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10 of the World’s Stinkiest Flowers (Slideshow)

Ah, flowers. What wonderful things they are, with their soft, colorful petals and their delicate fragrance of... corpses and feces? Yes, indeed. While many flowers smell pleasant or neutral, there …

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Beware Poisonous Plants: Ivy and Oak

Not everyone breaks into an itchy rash after walking through poison ivy or poison oak. But if you do react to these plants, it means you're allergic to them. And that's the case for almost 85 percent …

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Theobroma Cacao: A Taste of the Fountain of Youth

by Keoni Teta and Jillian Sarno Teta, Contributors to Herbalism on Allthingshealing.com Introduction Theobroma cacao, the scientific name of the plant from which raw cocoa powder is derived and …

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Wild Weed Nettle Juice

Nettle (Urtica dioica, U. urens) is a member of the Urticaceae (Nettle) Family. The name "Nettles" is said to be derived from the Anglo Saxon word "noedl," meaning "needle," which may refer to net…

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Getting the Most Out of Seed and Plant Catalogs

You know the feeling. It's the first of the year, the new seed and plant catalogs have arrived, and they are on your coffee table ready for your perusal. You sit down, pick one up, flip it open and wh…

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Thanks for the ideas. I have a lone sweet potato and wasn't sure how I wanted to cook it.