How To Make An Herbal Tea In 20 Minutes

How To Make An Herbal Tea In 20 Minutes

The trick to creating the perfect herbal tea recipes or dessert is moderation.  You don’t want everything you serve to contain herbs or you may find your guests a bit burned out on the taste.  Offer both herbal and non-herbal teas and desserts so that your guests may mix and match according to their personal preferences. Click Here To Read More -

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Expert Advice On How To Grow Exotic Boswellia Sacra

Expert Advice On How To Grow Exotic Boswellia Sacra

Although this is another plant that is technically classified as an herb, I find it quite evasive, so therefore I consider it to be an exotic herb more than anything else. I have been on the hunt for seeds or starts of this plant for over three years without a bit of luck. If anyone has or knows of any sources, the information would be greatly appreciated. Click Here To Read More -

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The Truth About Authentic, Easy To Grow Lemon Grass

The Truth About Authentic, Easy To Grow Lemon Grass

Although many of you will not consider Lemon Grass to be a tropical herb, it most certainly is. This plant is indigenous to India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia, although it is grown worldwide. Not only does this herb have an ornamental value in the garden, it also has both medicinal and culinary value. Click Here To Read More -

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Expert Advice On How To Grow Beautiful Oleanders

Expert Advice On How To Grow Beautiful Oleanders

Oleanders, a member of the Apocynaceae family, are one of the prettier tropical evergreen shrubs that can easily be grown indoors in containers. In its natural habitat it can reach up to twenty feet in height, but most Oleanders are kept trimmed to a height of between six to ten foot tall. Oleanders come in both single and double flowered forms and host a wide array of flower colors. Everything from white, to red, to pink, salmon and even light yellow flowers can be found on these shrubs. For those of you who cannot or do not wish to grow the large varieties of this beauty, there is also a dwarf variety out called ‘Petite Salmon’ that only reaches four foot in height. Click Here To Read More -

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Rafflesia Arnoldii - Experimental Homesteader Exotic Gardening Thoughts

Rafflesia arnoldii – Experimental Homesteader Exotic Gardening Thoughts

The largest flower in the world comes from a leafless plant from Mayla. It’s a parasitic plant that has grapevine like roots and a fleshy flower which is the only part of the plant that appears above the ground. The flower is approximately three foot across and can weigh up to five pounds. The plant is said to exude an order similar to decaying flesh which attracts carrion flies that pollinate the plant. Click Here To Read More -

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What Is The Best Way To Store Eggs? Find Out Now.

What Is The Best Way To Store Eggs? Find Out Now.

If you raise chickens or other types of poultry, it is possible to keep the eggs longer than their general shelf life if you freeze them. Frozen eggs work better if they are used in baked items rather than cooked and eaten. Eggs will keep up to six months in the freezer as long as they are preserved in the proper way and kept frozen. Eggs that you are going to freeze should be gathered as soon as they are laid and frozen immediately. Click Here To Read More -

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Leader Accessories 55lb. Compound Bow Review - YouTube - The Experimental Homesteader

Leader Accessories 55lb. Compound Bow Review – YouTube – The Experimental Homesteader

Sheri Ann Richerson from ExperimentalHomesteader.com is joined by Jeffrey Rhoades and Dustin Kellogg to talk about and test the Leader Accessories Compound Camo Bow that she received for review.

This is a great bow to start with but there are some additional accessories you need to buy – such as the arrows and the arrow tips. It does not come with nock points. It does require some assembly and you do need to adjust the sights once they are on the bow but that is pretty standard. In all honestly we will upgrade the sights as it just wasn’t quite what we wanted. They do work however and we did not break any arrows. Click Here To Continue Reading - -

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Worselya Rayneri - Experimental Homesteader Exotic Gardening Thoughts

Worselya Rayneri – Experimental Homesteader Exotic Gardening Thoughts

Commonly called the “Empress Of Brazil,” Worselya Rayneri boasts a flower color that is a deep blue-mauve or violet blue fading to almost white in the center and the flowers may also be soft pale lavender with lots of blue spots. Worselya Rayneri grows on the side mountains in South America, especially Brazil. Worselya Rayneri grows on ledges clinging to the rock with fleshy thong-like roots that penetrate deeply into the crevices. Click Here To Read More -

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How To Grow Beautiful, Delicate Tibouchina

How To Grow Beautiful, Delicate Tibouchina

This weeks article was inspired by a plant that had both myself and a good friend of mine stumped as to what it was. On a plant buying expedition at Lowe’s we spotted a gorgeous plant among all the others. There was only one of these plants and the leaves had a velvety textured appearance. Of course, at this point in time there were no flowers on it, and no one seemed to know what it was. Click Here To Read More -

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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory 1999 - Experimental Homesteader Exotic Gardening Thoughts

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory 1999 – Experimental Homesteader Exotic Gardening Thoughts

The Follinger-Freeman Botanical Conservatory in Fort Wayne, Indiana is one of my favorite places to visit. Year ago when I was first getting into gardening, I volunteered there so that I could lean as much as I could about plants. It was a great experience. The Follinger-Freeman Botanical Conservatory is one place I encourage you to stop and visit if you are in the area. The displays changes according to the season. Click Here To Read More -

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