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T is for Tomato
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Tomatoes are consumed in many ways. Of course, we eat them raw, we slice them and dice them and turn them into salads and sandwiches. We even make drinks out of them. For poison ivy blisters, cut a tomato in half, lightly rub the cut surface over the poison ivy spots. It burns like fire but the poison ivy dries up quickly. This also worked for chigger bites after we were out playing in the fields.
R is for Rosemary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Traditionally, rosemary is added to any dish containing lamb or kid (goat). That makes perfect sense when you consider that, in days gone by, lamb and kid contained more fat than some other meats, which can cause indigestion. Rosemary is used to help the digestion of fatty foods, thus, the use of rosemary in those meats.
Moringa Cookbook
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & Healing / General
I harvested a colander of fresh Moringa leaves and had a nice salad of garden greens for dinner. The fresh leaves taste slightly horseradishy, a nice little zip after years of very bland foods. After only a couple days of having Moringa leaves in a salad, I noticed the pain was easing in my stomach, and that I felt “calmer”, and had just a little more energy
C is for Chives
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Chives have long been considered a delicate herb that gives just a hint of the flavor found in its Big Brother – onion. It’s a staple in any gourmet kitchen because of this. But did you know that chives can do so much more besides taste good? This tiny green plant can ease stomach distress, protect against heart disease and stroke and maybe even help your body fight off the bacteria that can...
D is for Dill
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Dill can refer to the plant itself, its leaves or its seeds, both of which are used in cooking. Who isn’t familiar with a dill pickle?Dill seeds can be chewed to freshen your breath and its antimicrobial properties work against infections inside the mouth. It is also a good source of calcium and can help strengthen your teeth and bones. Dill helps to increase...
T is for Thyme
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
There are about 350 different species of thyme, a scent and flavor that is familiar to most of us.Thyme is an aromatic perennial plant or small shrub that may grow to about 15 to 18 inches tall.
B is for Bell Pepper
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Most of us are looking to plant a few pepper plants in our gardens for home use, whether in the ground or in containers. The bell pepper is an American fruit that is most commonly used as vegetable or condiment; however, it also has medicinal properties.
Midwinter Guest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Freya, the fierce and passionate woman of Norse legend reunites with Brighid, whose timeless eloquence and inspiration has brought her to homes and hearts in the Celtic lands and beyond. Coming together in a quiet birch grove that holds its own magic, the two women mark the Earth's turn toward spring.
In Memory - a Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A naturopathic doctor develops an herbal memory-enhancement formulation for his Alzheimer's patients that gives him more than he expected. He soon learns that an inability to forget can be far worse than an inability to remember.
Permaculture Herbal
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Series: Permaculture, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
Certified herbalist and permaculture designer Theresa McCuaig steps readers through making safe backyard medicine. Many of the plants featured are cost-saving perennials and self-seeding annuals. Appeals to gardeners who want to sell herbs or homemade herbal products. Includes calculations for dosing children and a section for treating dogs with herbs. Safety focused glossary up front.