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Food and Fitness: Herbal healing puts ancient wisdom to work

Food and Fitness: Herbal healing puts ancient wisdom to work

The art of healing with herbs traces back millenniums. Before there were patented medicines and drug stores, apothecary botanists and herbalists went into their gardens to pluck the necessary seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark or flowers needed to cure an ailment. And though we’re not belit…

18 hours ago
Minor bulbs should get more attention

Minor bulbs should get more attention

Fall planting is in full swing. As you nestle tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses into the soil, don't neglect to also plant some minor bulbs — "minor" only because they aren't well known, not because they lack quality.

November 15, 2012 12:00 am
Indoor herb gardening can yield home remedies

Indoor herb gardening can yield home remedies

What if you could soothe a sore throat or a headache with the snip of a scissors? Plant some herbs indoors now, before fall sets in, and you could have a winter's worth of folksy remedies.

August 30, 2012 9:00 am
uPick Herbs and Flowers at The Urban Ranch

uPick Herbs and Flowers at The Urban Ranch

Want to gather home grown herbs and flowers to make salads or healthy salves?

May 03, 2012 2:15 am
uPick Violets at The Urban Ranch

uPick Violets at The Urban Ranch

Want to gather violet leaves to make salads or herbal salves?

April 26, 2012 2:15 am
uPick Violets at The Urban Ranch

uPick Violets at The Urban Ranch

Want to gather violet leaves to make salads or herbal salves?

April 19, 2012 2:15 am
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