How to Make Free Lavender Plants for the Garden…

How to Make Free Lavender Plants for the Garden…

 
Lavender; it just isn’t an herb garden, (or should I say a garden), without it.  It’s gorgeous gray foliage, beautiful purple blue buds and flowers and it’s irresistibly delicious scent make it one garden plant that leaves you coming back for more!  
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And that’s where I come in.  I have this beautiful lavender hidcote plant, (well, it WAS beautiful this past spring!) a smaller variety of lavender that makes it perfect for walkways or borders.  

The problem began when its neighbors, echinacea or purple coneflower, notorious for its abundance of progeny…aka a self-sower,  began to infringe upon the lavender’s territory.  I also planted the lavender on the side of the flower bed where it didn’t get all the full sun that this Mediterranean plant really loves.  SO, finding I had an open space in one of my flower beds on the south side of my house, I decided that I will transplant this little guy.  But, the empty space I have is pretty big and these plants stay relatively compact, so I really need some more.  But I don’t want to buy them…so what to do?  Make some more!  

And that’s why you’re reading this.  Luckily, it’s super easy to make your own lavender plants, or thyme plants, or any woody, low growing plant for that matter.  All you need is a sharp knife, a rock and with any type of gardening, patience.  But I am willing to wait…no problem.  This is the best kind of planting because it’s so easy. 
 This technique is called “layering” and it’s been around for a long time. This really should be done in the spring, but I’m taking my chances with the nice weather we’ve been having and doing this in late summer.  Hopefully I’ll have my little plants and be able to plant them in the spring. I would suggest at least a few good months of frost-free weather before doing this to give the new plants time to root.  Otherwise, you can plan this for your spring garden.

So, first of all, locate a woody low growing branch(s) of the plant.

Take a sharp knife and nick the bark being careful not to cut all the way through the stem…

Now, if you have rooting hormone, then apply that to the cut area of the branch.  I didn’t have any so I just went ahead with the next step.  The rooting hormone is nice insurance that the plants will root, but I’ve made plenty of plants without it.

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DIY Natural Vicks Chest Rub!

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Home Pharmacy With Herbs!

Home Pharmacy With Herbs

 

When You do a little surf  on our web page , maybe practical idea will comes to you, and that is to make your home herbal pharmacies, which will be parallel with all other drugs. In history behind us, it was usual and  believe the fact that only part of these plants, seeds, flowers, leaves, gather and receive greater health and preventive safety. This is only suggestion,what ho have inside your herbal pharmacy

 

Leaves
Wild strawberries, raspberries, birch, chestnut, walnut and mint and sure plantain.

Fruits
Hawthorn, wild strawberries, chokeberry, anise, rose hips, mandrel.

Buds
Scots pine, birch, poplar, young walnuts


Seeds
Watermelons, sunflower, pumpkin, flax

Bark
Birch, oak


Handles
Cherry, thorn, linden, andzelike

Herbs
Yarrow, thyme, oregano, bay leaf, thyme, mint.

 

Roots
Salep, iris, mallow, thorn,


And always highly hygienic wood ash in small quantities.

 

Herbs

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Moringa Alkaline Water!

Moringa Alkaline Water!
From a 12-Stage Osmosis water purification system that distributes alkaline pH levels at a 9-10.  Water that redeems your taste buds from how nasty all the other waters are.” The added Moringa only intensifies the strength by perfecting a quality water with the needed nutrition.  

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Moringa Alkaline Water!Moringa Alkaline Water!Moringa Alkaline Water! From a 12-Stage Osmosis water purification system that distributes alkaline pH levels at a 9-10.  Water that redeems your taste buds from how nasty all the other waters are." The added Moringa only intensifies the strength by perfecting a quality water with the needed nutrition.   Order Moringa Alkaline Water Here!

 

 

 

Top 7 Alkaline Herbal Teas (Yes Herbal Tea is Alkaline!)

by ROSS BRIDGEFORD

alkaline herbal teaHi guys

Since I’ve been promoting hydration asthe most important part of the alkaline diet I’ve had heaps of questions asking me whether herbal teas are alkaline, so I thought it would be a nice idea to blog about my favourite alkaline herbal teas!

Is Boiled Water Alkaline?

The first thing to address is this – is boiled water alkaline? The answer is yes! Water that is ‘naturally’ alkaline due to ionization or mineral content holds it’s pH wonderfully. You can use a water ionizer, alkaline water jug or other filter to make alkaline water, boil this and you’re set. If you’ve ionized the water, it also holds its ORP too.

As for pH drops, I would add these to the tea after it has boiled and cooled a little (i.e. just before you drink it). I’m personally not that comfortable boiling pH drops. No scientific reason, it just doesn’t sit well with me!

Top 7 Alkaline Herbal Teas

  1. Yerba Mate Tea: A wonderful tea, native to South America, that can be really useful in detoxing and cleansing. It gives a slight energy boost, that is free from the jitters of caffeine-based drinks such as coffee and green tea and each infusion of yerba mate contains: 

    • Vitamins: A, C, E, B1, B2, Niacin (B3), B5, B Complex
    • Minerals: Calcium, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc
    • Additional Compounds: Carotene, Fatty Acids, Chlorophyll, Flavonols, Polyphenols, Inositol, Trace Minerals, Antioxidants, Tannins, Pantothenic Acid and 15 Amino Acids.

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List 60 Anti-Cancer Herbs

List 60 Anti-Cancer Herbs

Introduction

The subject of anticancer herbs is certainly a controversial one. Opinions are polarized – with some strongly opposed to orthodox cancer treatments, and some strongly opposed to herbal medicine.

A very significant amount of scientific research has been done in the investigation of anticancer properties of various plants – however much work still needs to be done.

The purpose of this page is neither to attempt to persuade, nor to debunk – but simply to present as much good information as possible on the subject, in order that the person interested in the possibility of anticancer herbs may be assisted in “doing their homework”. See this page as a “starting point” for research or investigation. I’ve done my best to cite references that I have found. It is written in the small print at the foot of this page in greater detail, but it is expedient to repeat it: This page is not medical advice, nor is it intended to substitute for professional medical consultation.

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