Kathleen Jones

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The History Of Bee Balm

By Liz Baessler<p>Bee balm, also called Bergamot and Oswego Tea, is a quintessentially an American plant. Bee balm history is tied up with both Native …

Alternative Medicine

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

This traditional remedy also happens to have a gorgeous summer bloom.<p>Echinacea, commonly referred to as coneflowers, are beloved by cottage gardeners …

Gardening

Butterfly Bushes and Bees | Home Guides | SF Gate

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 …

I Tried Drinking Fresh Turmeric Juice Every Day For A Month To Boost My Health—Here’s What Happened

It cleared away my brain fog and other middle-age aches and pains.<p>If you haven’t heard about the health benefits of turmeric by now, you must be …

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
Canada

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 …

Grand Canyon

Austvagoy, Lofoten Islands, Norway, May 2008 from the book The Landscape © Paul Wakefield (Week : 52)

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 …

National Parks
Nature

blazepress: “ Today at Yosemite Valley. ”

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

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 …

Iran Denounces U.S. Sanctions Over Missiles, Saying It Will Build More

Pictures of the Week: 12.31.15

Jammu and Kashmir