Today’s Solutions: July 21, 2024

Woman planting basil herb into terracotta flower pot on table in garden.

Grow these plants around your home as natural mosquitos repellents

While there are countless positives that come with the warmer seasons, there’s one huge downside.  Yep, mosquitos! These pesky insects can leave us itching all over with unpleasant swollen and scabbed skin. We try to do everything we can to keep these bugs away, from candles to aerosols and Read More...

Herb-infused oil

Five herb-infused cooking oils you can DIY

Herb-infused cooking oils can add a welcome fragrance or taste note to your home-cooked meals. Not only that, but many of them can also be used as a moisturizer or to treat small cuts and scrapes.  Here are five herb-infused recipes for your cooking oil. For these, you’ll want to use plant Read More...

5 Ways to boost your hair-care

5 Ways to boost your hair-care routine with lavender

Lavender has long been touted for its many uses. Growing it in your garden can help repel unwanted insects, and it can induce relaxation and stabilize your mood as an essential oil. Lavender is also known to relieve insomnia, depression, fatigue, and anxiety, and you can even throw the herb into Read More...

Lavender could bring desolated

Lavender could bring desolated mining sites back to life

Lavender farming may save the desolated mining sites on mountaintops which are left stripped of life and any potential use. The evergreen shrub, which is used industrially for its aromatic fragrance, seems like the only form of life that can survive the barren rocky terrain left behind by Read More...

Herb of the month: Lavender

Herb of the month: Lavender

The Latin name for lavender is Lavandula angustifolia or officinalis. Lavender comes from the word lavare, which means to wash. Lavender is a hardy winter plant. It has lanceolate, grayish leaves. In the summer purple flowers will appear on the flower stalk. According to herbal books Cleopatra Read More...