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Natural Remedies for Pest-Free Plants

Bringing plants into the home should be about adding a spot of green, filtering the air, and impressing your friends with your green thumb. Not chasing after tiny black fungus gnats.The minuscul…

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13 Most Bizarre Mushrooms

These 13 crazy mushrooms will blow your mind. You probably won't find them on your dinner plate, but you will find them entertaining. Travis S/CC BY-NC 3.0 Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinace…

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12 Fascinating Fruit & Vegetable Relatives

  Sure, we all know that onions are related to garlic, or that lemons are biologically close to limes. But there are plenty of more surprising fruit, vegetable, grain, flower, herb and even il…

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5 Tips for an Enchanting Summer Garden

Being in nature is one of the most healing and inspirational gifts we can give ourselves. If you are fortunate enough to have a garden, you have an opportunity to create a magical and healing place th…

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Do You Keep Plants in Your Bedroom?

At a recent Gardenista editorial meeting, a discussion about plants in the bedroom revealed two diametrically opposed camps: love them or hate them. Photosynthesis creates the love as the process ad…

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Get a Jump Start on the Growing Season!

With a new year just around the corner, I'm willing to bet that some of you are making resolutions and gearing up for the great year ahead. Part of those preparations may include planning your spri…

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5 Fragrant Plants for Garden Parties

You’ve taken the time to place tea lights around your garden, planning the perfect ambient glow for your party. A tiny bonfire is lit, and bowls of fresh produce are all you need for seasonal decorati…

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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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The Sacred Art of Aromatherapy

By Christine Nightingale, BA, RM, CH, Contributor to Aromatherapy on Allthingshealing.com Many people believe that aromatherapy only works because certain scents make us feel good and help us relax…

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Amazing Iridescent Fruit: World’s Most Intense Color?

Here's yet another item to add to your list of "Phenomenons of Nature That Seem Too Extraordinary to Be Real." Pollia condensata, sometimes called marble berry, is a wild plant that grows in forest…

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