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42 zero-waste habits for living green that will save you money -- Joybilee Farm

42 zero waste habits for living green that will save you money

So many zero waste, living green intentions are bound to fail unless they become habits. Very often I go to the grocery store and come home with my groceries in plastic bags, while I have a dozen cloth bags hanging on a hook right inside the back door, on the way to the car port. […]

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Herbs to know, herbs to grow: Mint

Herbs to know, herbs to grow: Peppermint

What do you think of when you hear the word “peppermint”?  Do you think of the cooling cup of ? Or the you keep in your purse?  Or perhaps you consider the fragrant herb that you brush past on the way through the garden gate at your neighbor’s house.  Are you growing peppermint in your […]

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How to stop bleeding with yarrow

How to make a natural styptic powder from yarrow leaves Cuts from shaving can be annoying. Especially when you have to run to work and you’re bleeding profusely. We had a waxy styptic pencil once that you moistened in water and applied to the wound to stop the bleeding. Sometimes it worked. Sometimes it didn’t.  […]

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