A good layer of environmentally friendly mulch such as eucalyptus, pine bark or cocoa hulls will discourage weeds, keep soil up to 10 degrees cooler and help prevent plant disease. What's your favorite green mulch?
Inflammation and the loss of cartilage cause severe pain in arthritis sufferers. Reduce inflammation and relieve arthritis pain with these eight natural and herbal remedies.
For a barking dog, electric shock collars may do more damage than good. Read what I'm using to rid my dog's bark, without the bite.
We may have found the perfect pineapple sage jelly recipe. Read the recipe.
Give your living space the smell of Christmas with these fragrant, inexpensive holiday decor ideas and disguise your artificial Christmas tree with homemade pine cone decorations.
The Lemon Verbena Lady spends time with Jekka McVicar, the "Queen of Herbs," and shows her the sights of Pittsburgh with herb gardens, both public and private, a retail experience and a delicious lunch cooked with fresh herbs and ingredients.
Gather herbs for crafting herbal remedies with our expert help. We share basic guidelines for determining the appropriate time of year to harvest each part of a plant and teach you how to harvest herbs from gardens.
Learn how to make a tea for pain or menstrual cramps using white willow bark.
Wrigley, a giant in the chewing gum industry, has received approval from the FSA to use magnolia bark extract in future products.
Standing true to its motto, “Free yourself of harmful chemicals,” Onesta Hair Care is a promising new natural shampoo and hair care line.
The fragrant, taste and texture of cinnamon make it a popular spice during the winter months. Cinnamon not only tastes good while cooking but has an array of health benefits.
Finding herbal blooms as the growing season comes to an end in the mid-Atlantic region.
We're still frosting in Kansas but the herbs have gone on sale, and I'm happy to report that even though times are tough I'm keeping our nurseries in business. Chocolate mint, pineapple sage and lemon thyme are just a few of the herbs I've added so far this spring.
Join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she visits some community gardens in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia to get you ready for this year's gardening season.
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.
With all of the rain, the Lemon Verbena Lady has found the perfect time to prune the herbs in her herb garden.
One herb lover gets a chance to write her very own blog for her favorite herb magazine, The Herb Companion.
The Lemon Verbena Lady gets you organized for fall clean up and ready for spring planting. There are lots of herbal seed and plant catalog choices as well.
As the paper garden catalog is slowly sinking in the west, the Lemon Verbena Lady is searching out herb seed catalogs and websites offering the best seed catalogs and herb seeds of every kind. This is the first installment of several catalog and website postings.