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Integrated Pest Management

Essential Oils for Garden Pests

Summer is in full bloom, plants are filling out and the garden is starting to produce a harvest. What is growing in your yard?  It’s all good until some insects arrive to make a feast of your annuals, perennials and vegetables. Over the years I’ve dealt with pesky little insects that have even fed on […]

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Make your own air freshener

DIY:Make Your Own Essential Oil Air Fresheners, The Only Safe Way To Add Fragrance To Your Home and Body

Synthetic air fresheners are some of the most toxic substances you can expose yourself to.   The chemicals used in artificial fragrance have been linked to hormone disruption, endocrine system disruption, asthma and attention disorders.   The good news is they are easy to replace.  Save yourself time and money when you make your own air fresheners […]

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Lemongrass essential oil

Lemongrass essential oil

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon  flexuousus) essential oil is from the Poaceae botanical family of grasses.  It is steam distilled from the  leaves of the plant. Lemongrass is typically used for purification and digestion.  It is a powerful anti-fungal when applied topically.  It also has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory properties.  It supports healthy circulation and promotes lymph flow. Anti-Fungal Lemongrass […]

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