Cleaning with a solution of equal parts white distilled vinegar and water is by far one of the most effective ways to clean, not to mention one of the safest you your health, your family’s, and yes, even the environment.
Add the power of herbs, and you have one super cleaning solution. In this case a natural and powerful anti-bacterial spray.Sage has been tested to have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties against E. coli, Salmonella typhi, and Candida albicans, among many other microorganisms. Sage it is in fact one of the very few cooking herbs to have such power. (Source)
GARDENERS BEWARE: Many of the plants you buy at Home Depot and Lowe’s may be treated with bee-killing neonictinoids. Because there’s no clear labeling, many good-intentioned gardeners end up poisoning the very bees they are trying to help(*Home Depot has indicated it is working on safer alternatives, but Lowe’s has not yet responded).
THE PERFECT CRIME: WHAT’S KILLING ALL THE BEES?
Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs in a phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? (22 photos) Read Full>>http://earthjustice.org/features/the-perfect-crime
**Edible plant leaves, bark, and extract used by Ancient Indians as tea or tincture for cold relief, kills viruses, heals wounds, kills Candida yeast, kills cancer cells, regulates heartbeat, lowers blood pressure and many other benefits used in low amounts..Along with using it as antibacterial shampoo’s soaps and bug Repellent Plant.
With this hot sticky Summer coming, what’s better than to know what plants could keep the bugs away. Here is list of some great Mosquito repellent plants. Nature has provided what we need naturally,with these plants a you can add them to your landscape and garden.