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Author: Herbalist Rene'
Healing Herbs By Rene Natural Organics..
Lover of Nature of what MOST HIGH has provided us. Maker of sustainable natural hair and skin products, Homestead gardener, Natural born artist and photographer..
Lambs Quarters weed: For years I pulled these up in the yard, I always wondered where these good nutritionally well YES!!!! I’ll never discard of these again…
Lambsquarters is one of the highest natural forms of nutrition,
It grows right in your backyard like dandelion Nettles and other weeds.
It is a huge source of vitamin A and K also high in vitamins and minerals.
It can be juiced and used in smoothies.
Raspberry cuttings growing!
Also called (Plant Propagation)..
Taken from the mother brush after about 2 weeks it began to grow leaves..
I’m HAPPY I thought it had died..
1. Cut about a 8inch piece you can use a natural root stimulator,
I did not use any with this one.
2. Put in soil pot or ground.
I like to put them in pots first until they get larger.
3.Keep soil moist
After about 2 weeks new leaves appeared..
How to Cook with Verdolagas (Portulaca oleracea).
A plant that grows in your back yard.
These grow everywhere around us in our yards, for years I never knew what they were. I have found these to be wonderful plants.
About: Verdolagas/Portulaca oleracea is an annual succulent in the family Portulacaceae, which may reach 40 cm in height. Approximately forty varieties currently are cultivated. Wikipedia Read more http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portulaca_oleracea
Verdolagas is rich in potassium and magnesium and contains as much beta carotene as spinach. It also contains the omega three fatty acid known as alpha linolenic acid, which studies have shown can be helpful in lowering blood pressure and regulating cholesterol levels. Recent studies have also shown that Verdolagas contains a significant amount of melatonin as well. – See more at: http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Verdolagas_Mexican_Parsley_9494.php#sthash.VSyFh8JU.dpuf
I LOVE WHITE SAGE!
Sacred white sage one of my favorite plants!
Organic sacred White sage (Salvia apiana)
In our area of Southern California white sage plants were about 90% growing all over. Now with the building of houses and wild fires, have made California white sage at about 10%. We like to help preserve a share these medicinal plants.
~Salvia apiana is an evergreen perennial shrub that is native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, found mainly in the coastal sage scrub habitat of Southern California and Baja California, on the western edges of the Mojave and Sonoran deserts.