Kathleen Jones

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The History Of Bee Balm

Bee balm, also called Bergamot and Oswego Tea, is a quintessentially an American plant. Bee balm history is tied up with both Native Americans and …

The Herb That Fights Colds and Makes Everything Taste Better

Though known for its aesthetic value as a garnish, basil also offers a ton of nutritional benefits. According to doctor of natural medicine Josh Axe, …

How To Grow Gorgeous Medicinal Echinacea In Your Garden

Echinacea, commonly referred to as coneflowers, are beloved by cottage gardeners and <b>butterfly enthusiasts</b>. The large daisy-like flowers with mounded …

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Choose a butterfly bush (Buddleia spp.) that blooms in a color visible to bees, and your garden will become the botanical equivalent of a truck-stop diner for convoys of the nectar-transporting insects. Bees approach their job of keeping butterfly bushes pollinated and prolifically seeding with …

Here's how to get rid of those fruit flies that cramp your style in the summer

Summer is great for a lot of things, like trips to the beach and hanging out with friends. But it comes with its own host of problems: humidity, …

Why organic gardeners have very few plant disease problems

Plant diseases are easy to control ... if organic techniques are being used. The key is balance, and the key to balance is a healthy population of …

Gardening

A beginner's guide to growing fruit

Creating a fruit-lover’s utopia in your garden or allotment is easier than you’d think. Head gardener Lucy Chamberlain explains how<p>Read parts one and two of this series.<p>Many people’s response to the thought of growing fruit in their garden is “I haven’t got room”, “the birds will eat it before I …

Fresh Basil Vinaigrette

Fresh basil and just a bit of garlic are whirled into a simple fresh basil vinaigrette in this easy recipe. It's perfect on tomatoes, summer salad …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

Nearly 40,000 flee Canada forest fires

Almost 40,000 Canadians have fled their homes under threat of huge wild fires, with British Columbia facing its largest emergency evacuation ever, officials said Monday.<p>Canada scrambled thousands of firefighters and hundreds of aircraft from across the country to tackle raging infernos in the …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

In celebration of Earth Day, we set out to find the most beautiful natural attraction in each state, using input from folks who have lived in these places.<p>Can you guess which state the picture to the right is from? Follow along to find out. (They're in alphabetical order if you want to find yours …

National Parks

Old Man Taking a Picture Falls Into Yellowstone Grand Canyon

An old man will live to limp another day after toppling off Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon while trying to take a picture last week.<p>The 71-year-old was …

5 Canadian National Parks You Have To Visit This Winter

<i>Photo credit: Matthew Sharp</i><p>You don't have to be a skier or snowboarder to enjoy Canada in winter. Some of the country's national parks are even …

Unsung wildlife heroes of England's national parks - in pictures

Many people are aware of the endangered hedgehog, red squirrel or tortoiseshell butterfly, but little attention is given to the less photogenic species that are just as important to the British ecosystem. ‘Unsung heroes’ such as the bog hoverfly and tadpole shrimp also reflect the diversity and …

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Yosemite National Park

17 Isolated Spots To Escape To In Quebec

<b>Apparently they don't call Quebec 'La Belle Province'</b> because it was named after of the place that sells steamies. We actually live in a pretty …

The 25 Most-Instagrammed National Parks of 2015

This was the year Instagram grew up. The no-longer-only-square photo app added 100 million users, rolled out innovative ads to leading brands, and became a booming business for pro athletes, photographers, and other “influencers.”<p>The upside of all that growth? Innovative shots. And lots of data. To …

Glittering Milky Way Peeks Through Arches in Utah National Park (Photo)

The Milky Way peeks through double arches as if behind a celestial curtain in this skywatcher image.<p>Astrophotographer Ken Lee took the image from …

11 Clear Facts About Great Smoky Mountains National Park

America's most visited national park features about 520,000 acres that stretch across five counties in Tennessee and North Carolina. Great Smoky …

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