Natural Mosquito Repellents

Basil, bee balm, catnip, citronella, clove, geranium, lavender, lemon balm, lemon grass, lemon verbena, marigold, most mints, especially peppermint, pennyroyal, rosemary… Almost all these plants are low maintenance, edible, with a fresh scent (minus marigolds), and they look attractive. It is good to grow them near your windows, doors, patio. All of them will do theContinue reading “Natural Mosquito Repellents”

Healers in the Plant World

Wild fruits or herbs with the most concentrated healing properties tend to grow in places where other plants do not manage to develop. The reason for that is not, as some have interpreted, that potent plants do “not depend on” a community, that they become rugged loners, or undemanding, low maintenance, “neglect lovers”; on theContinue reading “Healers in the Plant World”