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How to make Nourishing and Moisturizing Rose Lip Balm

How to make nourishing and moisturizing rose lip balm The winter dryness has set in. Whether you are in an area with wood heat or central heating, the dryness of winter air is felt on your lips. Tightness, burning, and inflammation will only get worse if you don’t put something on them to stop the […]

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7 Heirlooms to grow in your Vegetable Noodle Garden - Joybilee Farm

7 Heirlooms to grow in your vegetable noodles garden

How to grow a vegetable noodle garden Next year I’m definitely going to grow noodles in my garden. I love vegetable noodles. They satisfy a craving for comfort food without the extra calories and without the blood sugar hit that regular, starchy pasta gives. Some vegetables are easier to make vegetable noodles from than others. […]

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New American Herbal

Whet your herbal appetite with The New American Herbal

Review: The New American Herbal by Stephen Orr (Crown Publishing: NY, 2014) 4 stars out of 5 Once you master growing vegetables in a few raised beds, garden rotation, and companion planting, the backyard gardener may be tempted to get into a rut. will prevent gardener stagnation. Orr is a garden writer as well as […]

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Herbs for High Blood Pressure

Herbs for High Blood Pressure

Herbs for high blood pressure/hypertension 30% of the English, 29% of Americans, and 20% of Canadians have a blood pressure above 140/90 or hypertension. Blood pressure is the force of the blood … [Read More...]

How to make crab apple fruit leather - Joybilee Farm

How to Make Crabapple Fruit Leather

How to make fruit leather from crabapples My crabapple trees were loaded this year.  So loaded with crabapples that I was looking for another crabapple recipe. In the past I’ve made crabapple … [Read More...]