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Natural Sunburn Relief At Your Fingertips

In hot weather, it can be easy to accidentally get overheated or sunburned, even if we’re careful. Soothe sensitive skin with these spa-like treatments you can make with grocery-store ingredients. Yogurt Mask  To relieve the heat and redness of a sunburned face, apply a thick paste of cold yogurt and chamomile...

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Why Gardening Makes You Happier

Did you know that gardening can ward off depression, improve your mood and make you feel life is more worthwhile? •    Gardeners are less likely to display signs of depression •    Poll found 80 per cent of gardeners feel satisfied with their lives •    Only 67 per cent of non-gardeners feel the same...

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Tips and Tricks for Bugs and Weeds

By Sarah Horan No one wants to spray harmful chemicals in their garden, particularly if they are planning to eat out of it! Regular pesticide and herbicide products can be harmful to the other organisms that share the ecosystem with us, and who can be beneficial to your garden, like butterflies and birds. However,...

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Refreshing Watermelon Iced Green Tea

Using seasonal fruit, like watermelon, reduces the carbon footprint of this drink! Feel free to substitute any other fruit (such as peaches or strawberries) that are in season! Try pairing it with an eco-friendly cheese platter. Serves 8 Ingredients: 4 cups seedless watermelon flesh, cubed 2 cups hot water   Green...

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Home and Garden

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Why Gardening Makes You Happier

Did you know that gardening can ward off depression, improve your mood and make...


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10 Tips For New Gardeners

Gardening season is here. Caring for plants can be overwhelming. It’s easy...


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A Kitchen Garden-Fresh Herbs Made Easy

Of all the plants you can grow indoors, few are as gratifying as culinary herbs...


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Food and Dining

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Refreshing Watermelon Iced Green Tea

Using seasonal fruit, like watermelon, reduces the carbon footprint of this drink! Feel...


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Tips For Grilling Fruits & Vegetables

There’s something really special about fresh fruits and veggies cooked on the...


Asparagus Fried Egg with Parmesan Cheese Recipe

Asparagus with Fried Egg

Quick, easy, nutritious and delicious. Directions: Drizzle steamed asparagus with...


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