LeAura

LeAura Alderson is a writer, editor and co-owner with her entrepreneurial family, of several websites in their areas of interest, including GardensAll.com

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Hemp Hemp Hurray!

Observe the current FDA fervor to scientifically determine (and hence, regulate) the safe use of CBD (Cannabidiol). With the legalization of hemp. it was conceivable that CBD might get a pass.

Please make sure to check our SHTF Disclaimer for this hemp article. A few years back a hoax was perpetrated by a clever wag who went about decrying the hazards of this chemical formulation called DHMO (Dihydrogen monoxide). The gaffer and …

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Growing Elderberries for Preventive Medicine, Food, Tea and Wine

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that's actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada.

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that’s actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family (!!), elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada. Before we dive …

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Fatty Coffee Gets More Mileage

I love "fatty coffee", also called butter coffee or bulletproof coffee.  But the best part is that fatty coffee actually has health benefits and gets more mileage from the caffeine, so less does more if you love even more of peppy caffeine.

I love “fatty coffee”, also called butter coffee or bulletproof coffee.  But the best part is that fatty coffee actually has health benefits and gets more mileage from the caffeine, so less does more if you love even more of …

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Rain Chains for Form and Function

We have rain chains for four of our rain gutter downspouts, and we love them! A rain chain is a simple way to add visual texture and intrigue to your home with something that is also functional and soothing. If you love the sound of rain, imagine the tinkling waterfall cascade that a rain chain can create right by your porch or near your garden.

We have rain chains for four of our rain gutter downspouts, and we love them! A rain chain is a simple way to add visual texture and intrigue to your home with something that is also functional and soothing. If …

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Plant Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden

Plant Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden — When did modern medicine replace herbal remedies in mass consciousness? When is it that the majority began seeking wellness from a bottle instead of food an medicinal herb garden or a walk in the woods? Well it turns out that "pills" have been around since ancient Egypt, where herbal concoctions would be rolled up into little balls in substances like dough and honey to make a convenient "pill" for taking your medicine.

The Origin of Pills When did modern medicine replace herbal remedies in mass consciousness? When is it that the majority began seeking wellness from a bottle instead of food an medicinal herb garden or a walk in the woods? Well it …

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Gluten Free Flours are a Thing

Gluten Free Flours are a Thing - If you're gluten sensitive or intolerant, or worse, have celiac disease, the good news is that you no longer have to go without your favorite baked goods. If you like to bake, then you're in luck because there are many options in gluten free flours today.

If you’re gluten sensitive or intolerant, or worse, have celiac disease, the good news is that you no longer have to go without your favorite baked goods. If you like to bake, then you’re in luck because there are many …

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Things to do with Cucumbers!

Things to do with Cucumbers! -- Okay! So you've got cucumbers coming out of your ears, if you're reading this during summer harvest time. Which, for cucumbers, can be most of July and August, depending on your growing zone. So what are some things to do with cucumbers?

Okay! So you’ve got cucumbers coming out of your ears, if you’re reading this during summer harvest time. Which, for cucumbers, can be most of July and August, depending on your growing zone. So what are some things to do …

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How Much Sun do Tomatoes Need

How Much Sun do Tomatoes Need -- Living in the woods in a hollow,  we struggled for years just to grow tomatoes. There just wasn't enough sun. But how much sun do tomatoes need?

Living in the woods in a hollow,  we struggled for years just to grow tomatoes. There just wasn’t enough sun. But how much sun do tomatoes need? How much sun do tomatoes need? Tomatoes love sun, so at least 8 …

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Starting a Gardening and Landscaping Business

Starting a Gardening and Landscaping Business - Once you get into the flow of thinking about business, you'll begin to see opportunities everywhere. The most successful entrepreneurs are those who are always open to seeing opportunity and then act on what's relevant.

Gardening is a growing thing. If you love gardening and would like to start a gardening and landscaping business, then this may be for you.  More people today than ever are interested in these things: Gardening Landscaping Foodscaping Agrihood & …

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Uh-oh! White Powder on Plants?

Uh-oh! White Powder on Plants? -- For anyone new to growing a garden, you're discovering that it's not a plant and forget scenario. There are predators for everything out there, and the gardener has many nemeses. One of the most common invaders is that white powder on plants called powdery mildew. #garden #gardening #gardeningtips #homestead #homesteading

For anyone new to growing a garden, you’re discovering that it’s not a plant and forget scenario. There are predators for everything out there, and the gardener has many nemeses. One of the most common invaders is that white powder …

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