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3/2/2012
Impress guests by preparing rose desserts. Toss edible rose petals into custards, tea cakes, scones, cookies and ice cream, or make one of our reader-submitted recipes: Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Frosting and Muhallabiyeh.
12/8/2011
Jovial Foods’ new line of organic, artisan European-style cookies are made with nutritious einkorn flour for a healthier, lower-calorie dessert.
4/2/2014
If you're looking for a fruity cookie that's also high in fiber, look no further than this delicious recipe for Whole-Grain Apple Blueberry Granola Cookies, courtesy Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods.
10/28/2009
When I bake cookies, they look like pancakes. I need to adjust the recipe for a higher altitude, but I’m not sure how. I need your help!
12/9/2011
When you’re wrapping up your holiday shopping, consider shopping for a good cause. By giving all of your loved ones Cookies for Kids' Cancer this holiday season you may help bring kids with cancer that much closer to a cure.
12/23/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace bakes vegan, gluten-free shortbread cookies for Santa Claus  
11/23/2010
Enjoy sweet and spicy ginger snaps this holiday season.
2/17/2009
Eggling makes growing herbs easy, even if you don’t have a green thumb.
11/23/2010
Try this rich fruit soup with strawberry and lavender lavender from The Garden Bistro in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for a sweet special occasion.
6/6/2011
This honey-lavender ice cream recipe is a delicious cure to hot summer afternoons.
10/24/2008
A new "relaxing room" in England reinforces the aromatherapy benefits of lavender. Learn how to incorporate lavender in your everyday life.
11/16/2011
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
2/10/2011
Yesterday, The Herb Companion asked its readers for delicious lavender muffin recipes. Your submissions have made us ecstatic. The following recipes include White Chocolate and Lavender Muffins, and Lavender-Lemon Blueberry Muffins.
3/23/2010
This spring, guest blogger Patsy Bell Hobson is expanding her lavender collection to extend the bloom period with different varieties.
3/1/2011
As public attention turns increasingly towards natural healing methods the benefits of herbal essential oils become more relevant.
7/18/2011
Sweet Iced Tea is a delicious Southern tradition, but the concoctions we find on store shelves are often full of high fructose corn syrup and other nasties. In this recipe, fresh herbs add natural sweetness and help knock down the sugar content.
6/26/2008
A new natural lip balm, Chicken Poop, makes its way onto my lips.
2/14/2011
Last week The Herb Companion published two reader recipes after a reader callout for delicious lavender muffin recipes on our Facebook fan page. The following recipes include Luscious Lavender Muffins and Agave Lavender Muffins.
8/22/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady goes back to her tried-and-true favorite, lemon verbena, and makes sure to stay prepared for the upcoming fall and winter season. She offers ways to preserve that wonderful lemony flavor so that you can savor it all fall and winter long.
3/7/2012
Learn how a calendula and lavender baby bar soap helped make child care a little easier for this blogger.
12/22/2011
December 25th is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift this holiday season, make these Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts. This homemade gift is budget-friendly, is quick and easy to make and speaks from the heart.
3/25/2010
There are many different ways to bake with lavender. Try my suggestions for lavender-infused baked goods, beverages and spice mixes, such as the classic combination of Herbes de Provence.
3/24/2012
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares images of the spring flowers blooming in her garden.
7/18/2011
With temperatures heating up, the one thing most people forget to consider is their skin. Rather than buying expensive, name-brand products full of artificial and synthetic chemicals, treat your skin with these five healing herbs. 
2/9/2011
If you’re a dog owner you know that fleas can be a common hassle. These three herbs offer an alternative way to battle this pesky problem.
4/25/2012
This Mother’s Day, treat her to a selection of luxurious, all-natural Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products that are ideal for new moms, moms-to-be and their babies.
1/23/2013
This lavender face toner from emerginC is a light, refreshing and gentle toner, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
6/9/2011
Sweet Iced Tea is a delicious Southern tradition, but store-bought concoctions are often full of high fructose corn syrup and other nasties. This recipe incorporates fresh herbs, which add natural sweetness and help knock down the sugar content.
5/7/2008
Men love spruce and lavender -- or maybe it's the Soaptopia body balm.
12/29/2008
An herbalista reviews Jurlique shampoo and conditioner and investigates its sustainability.
6/2/2010
During day two at The Herb Society of America's 2010 Educational Conference & Annual Meeting of Members we stopped for breakfast at the Centennial herb garden.
3/31/2011
The United States Postal Service is set to issue 29-cent Herbs postcard stamps in five designs. Check them out here.
10/5/2010
Shrink your dryer sheet waste and use a dryer sachet instead. Learn about the benefits of dryer sachets, how to make your own sachet and a few ideas about what to do with your used dryer sheets.
7/8/2009
July 19th is National Ice Cream Day, so celebrate with these delicious ice cream recipes.
7/20/2010
This cooling French tarragon-infused drink can help you quickly beat the summer heat.
6/22/2010
Having trouble falling asleep at night? Combat insomnia with these herbal sleep aids.
8/31/2009
Many Americans have insomnia. Try these herbal remedies to reset your sleeping schedule. 
6/1/2009
Aloe vera isn’t the only herbal remedy for burn relief. Many herbs can help protect skin and soothe it after a burn. Here are our four favorites.
4/7/2009
Keep your lavender thriving with our helpful growing tips.
6/17/2010
Whether you are pruning, trimming or deadheading, early pruning is better for the lavender in your herb garden. Also, try my recipe for Lavender Lemonade.
10/19/2010
Finding herbal blooms as the growing season comes to an end in the mid-Atlantic region.
8/12/2009
With festivals such as the Blanco Lavender Festival, the Texas lavender industry is a constantly growing industry. Learn how to find a lavender that grows best in your Texas home.
12/5/2011
Infusing spirits with your favorite herbs and spices is a fun and easy way to stock your bar for holiday entertaining. They also make the loveliest gift for a cocktail enthusiast!
1/29/2012
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel offers landscaping tips for those with a black thumb looking to start a new garden bed, plant a live fence or grow outdoors.
3/1/2011
Use your old garden and herb calendars to craft colorful envelopes and stationery. Also, try some of their old recipes, like this St. John's Wort And Lavender Cream.
1/28/2011
These growing strategies will help any beginning herb garden. Discover which herbs are easiest to grow from seed, which are easily propagated from division, and which are easily grown from cuttings.
7/23/2010
Suffering from a hangover? Get relief from your hangover symptoms with these natural remedies.
9/21/2011
Assemble this simple list of herbal items and send them to your student to show how much you care.   
6/4/2010
Have a headache? Instead of reaching for that bottle of ibuprofen, try one of these natural remedies for headache relief: lavender, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil, feverfew or willow bark.
8/19/2008
John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray is great for recreating beach hair or getting a tousled look.   
2/9/2011
Your simply imperfect arsenal for getting the whole house clean--naturally.
8/19/2013
More and more people are giving up conventional shampoo and conditioner in lieu of homemade hair rinses. For shiny, beautiful hair, use gentle cleansers free of chemicals on your hair. Try one of these three herbal hair rinses: Rose-Chamomile, Cacao-Rosemary and Nettle-Lavender.
1/5/2012
After coming down with a cold, this Herb Companion editor kicks her sinus congestion to the curb with an herbal steam, an effective natural remedy for runny noses.
4/20/2009
A list of health promoting herbs for cooking and healing.
8/16/2011
The Herb Channeler gets in gear to preserve the herbal harvest for the fall and winter months. Get ideas to freeze, dry and preserve your herbs as well as bring them indoors.
7/10/2013
The Lemon Verbena Lady shares more about her experience at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a popular flower show in the United Kingdom. Here she discusses which of the Chelsea Flower Show gardens were her favorites.
7/15/2012
Sit back with your favorite herbal beverage and join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she travels from Canada to Europe and back to the United States visiting gardens and checking items off her herbal bucket list.
2/9/2012
A reader's request leads Lemon Verbena Lady into exploring the works of William Shakespeare for some of the herbal flowers and herbs of Elizabethan England. There is so much that there had to be a second act.
12/7/2011
Lemon Verbena Lady finally makes a holiday-inspired craft—dried herb wreaths—from one of her favorite Christmas books. It repurposes your old potpourri into charming mini wreaths for gift giving or decorating. Part two will show you how to make a mini spice wreath.
4/10/2012
Lemon Verbena Lady is anxious to get planting new herbs in her herb garden. She explores the wonderful world of herb plant catalogs both in print and online in three installments because there is just so much herbal information to pass along!


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