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Learn to Grow Fennel for Food, Health, and Pleasure

Growing fennel is easy! Whether you’re growing it for bulb, leaf, or both, it can be direct seeded into your garden after your last frost. You can even grow it in a pot if you are short on space.

 

We’re planting a lot of fennel this year. I’ve been

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Five Essential Oils Great For Springtime DIY Projects

In Spring I use cedarwood essential oil for my scalp and breathing problems. Lavender, geranium, and these other essential oils are also great this time of year.

 

Spring is just around the corner!

At least that’s what I tell myself when I see another week of snow in the

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SeaWorld Orca Spotted With Horrific Injury To Fin

Katina, a captive orca living at SeaWorld Orlando, was recently photographed with a horrific-looking injury — the backside of her dorsal fin has been cut open and bears a long, deep gash.

On Saturday, photographer Heather Murphy entered SeaWorld Orlando after hearing rumors about Katina’s injury. Katina is not currently

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What to Do If You’re Not Passionate About Anything

 

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” ~Unknown

I’ve always believed in the benefits of having a healthy, strong body.

I admit, as a young adult my healthiness was driven predominantly by fear. Fear of being

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DIY Drawer Fresheners for Naturally Fresh Clothes

I love pulling fresh and clean smelling clothes out of the drawer. So I came up with this DIY Eucalyptus drawer freshener recipe that delivers fresh smelling clothes without any synthetic, chemical fragrances.

 

Drawer Freshener Done DIY and Natural

I know I’m not the only person who loves freshly

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Grow Microgreens: A Treat for Frustrated Gardeners

I’ve been growing microgreens here for a few weeks to keep myself sane. The songbirds have returned to Ohio and the fishing worms are popping up on the driveway. It won’t be long now before I’m back outside, but until then I’ll have something fresh and green to eat.

 

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The Difference Between Letting Go and Running Away

 

“It’s about our ability to leave our death on the battlefield of life. Or having the strength and courage to give them our love and to bring them back.” ~Edward Frenkel

It took me almost twenty years to realize that running away from ourselves isn’t the same as letting

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The Ultimate DIY Skin Soothing Herbal Infused Oil

Making this infused herbal oil is simple and you can use it as the base for a nice massage, in skin-soothing salves, as a delightful bath oil, and more.

Making Infused Herbal Oil

The end of summer brings one of my favorite things: fresh herbal infusions.

By this time dried

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Easy Ice Cream Recipe Without An Ice Cream Maker

You don’t need an ice cream maker for this easy ice cream recipe. You can make a delicious batch at home with just a few simple ingredients and a quart jar!

I love ice cream, but the commercial brands have so many questionable ingredients. Items like thickeners, preservatives and some

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A Natural and Homemade Liquid Dish Soap Recipe

Homemade dish soap is easy to make. It also saves you money, helps rid your home of the toxins in commercial cleaners, and is a fun and sustainable project.

Are you looking to save money on cleaning products and work toward a more natural lifestyle, eliminating chemicals and toxins from

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11 5-Minute Green Smoothie Cleanse Recipes

Get your blenders out and prepare for a 10-day green smoothie cleanse challenge!

RELATED: Milk Thistle Detox For Heavy Metals, Chemotherapy, And Radiation

In this article:

  1. Why You Should Do a 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
  2. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse Recipes Worth Trying
    1. Day 1: Green Protein Detox Smoothie
    2. Day 2:
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Vicarious liability and landowners

Tony Juniper, the Chair of Natural England writes: 

Over the weekend you may have seen media reports on a follow-up interview I carried out to promote the positive news that a record 47 hen harrier chicks had fledged this year.

I’d just like to clarify my position for Natural England’s

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