The Eclectic Herbalists

Popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the "Eclectics" practiced herbal medicine in a time when standard Western practices often included barbaric approaches like blood-letting. Looking at plants and Native American medicine for inspiration, Eclectic physicians approached healing with the perspective of "whatever works" - so long as it did no harm. We … Continue reading The Eclectic Herbalists

Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid.

When designing their landscapes, homeowners may envision grandiose gardens and lush lawns that are the envy of the neighborhood. But such designs can be difficult to maintain, and homeowners often find they are not worth the time and money. Avoiding such costly mistakes allows the homeowners to fully enjoy their lawns. The following are a … Continue reading Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid.

Deer? Try Herbs.

Feeding deer is a bad idea; once they are attracted to an area, it's difficult to keep them away.  In many parts of the United States, deer feast on every garden they can find, chomping and stomping their way through whole neighborhoods with little regard for aesthetics and no sense of fair play. Some frustrated … Continue reading Deer? Try Herbs.