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The surprising health benefits of the most commonly used herbs

<b>Herbs have many uses, but do you know the health benefits they come with?</b><p>The good news is that you can easily grow herbs at home – whether that's on …

How to Grow Your Own Food Even If You Live In a Tiny Apartment

We asked the urban gardening pros.<p><i>This story is part of our Guide to Modern Homesteading. Read the other stories in the series here.</i><p>The first time I had my own garden, it wasn’t really my own.<p>I was in college in Southern California, and my friend and I tended to a small plot on a communal farm as …

Gardening

Lupus Symptoms: Common and Rare Signs of Lupus You Need to Know

Lupus symptoms greatly impact a person’s overall quality of life | iStock.com<p>A chronic disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans, lupus …

How to make a sun map of your garden

There are many ways to map an area's sunlight exposure. Here are a few tips to make sure your plants get their moment(s) in the sun.<p>No matter how …

Grow your own herbs and spices

There’s nothing as fragrant and tasty as freshly cut fennel, coriander and chamomile, and cultivating them couldn’t be easier<p>Of all homegrown crops, to me no others have a more stark “night and day” flavour difference than that of fresh herbs. This is because the aromatic compounds that give these …

Gardening

Taking a hot bath may be just as good for you as working out

At the end of a long workday, there are two vastly different ways to unwind: doing an intense workout or sinking into a hot bath. If the <i>only</i> reason …

Propagating plants from cuttings

Grow blueberries on your patio: They're perfect for small-space gardening.

Blueberries are beautiful multi-taskers in the world of edible landscaping.<p>The plants offer something lovely throughout the year — showy red foliage in the fall, delicate white and pink blooms in the spring, and handfuls of sweet plump berries in the late spring and summer.<p><b>Photos: A whimsical</b> …

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Should Ibuprofen Be a Prescription Drug?

After a new study in Denmark linked ibuprofen and another common pain medication to an increased risk of cardiac arrest, one of the study authors …

How to grow your own veg – without a garden

I blame Mr McGregor. From childhood, we’ve been pre-conditioned to view the kitchen garden as an immaculate walled Eden, fecund and perfect in a way us mere mortals could never hope to achieve. No wonder Peter Rabbit decided to bust in there –perhaps he, too, was residing in a one-bedroomed flat in …

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How to Become More Flexible

Taking steps to become more flexible may not be your—or your doctor's—top health concern. But you'll benefit in several important ways by adding some …

Growing Tomatoes: A Collection of Expert Advice - Organic Gardening

Most gardeners put growing tomatoes at the very top of their gardening must-do lists thanks to the incomparable flavors of this easy-to-grow crop. …

A Plant Pro Demystifies 3 Important Things a Plant Needs

What could you grow when you were a kid? Summer Rayne Oakes discovered her love of — and knack for keeping alive — plants and nature while she was …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …