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Wild Chamomile: Finding, Identifying, and Using

I gather and use all the above-ground parts of the plant (or just the flowers) to make tea. Once picked, I rinse all the dirt off, then pour boiling water directly onto the plant to make my tea or dry it, then put the dried flowers/leaves into a press pot or tea bag to steep. Continue reading

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Making Plant Containers

Today we’re looking at recycling some old plastic apple containers into viable plant starting containers! The containers are the remnants of the plastic case that the apples used in my drying apples article came in, and I wanted to be able to do something else with them.

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