The Health Benefits of Rose Hips A Rose hip is the fruit of a rose. The wild dog rose is the type of rose most often cultivated for their hips. This plant grows up to ten feet tall and bears a white, very fragrant flower. Once the flower has bloomed, and all the petals have fallen off, the hip is picked and used in a wide variety of preparations. Harvesting Herbs & Plants This came from a talk by Gwen a little while ago. When the idea was raised to do a talk on herbs it seemed like a simple thing to cover but when I sat down to compile information it felt like sitting at the bottom of a very large mountain looking up into the mists. Herbalism is very in-depth and involved subject which takes years and years of study – people like Culpeper and Beyeri dedicated their lives to this wonderful and endless subject. It is my aim to do a basic introduction to the ways in which common cultivated and commonly found local wild herbs and plants can be used for healing, magical purposes and sometimes for a free tasty meal. I personally try to work with as many local plants as I can, ones grown in my own garden or gardens of friends and family or ones in the wonderful local countryside.
Edible Wild Plants Photo by Filip Tkaczyk How Do I Know What Plants Are Safe to Eat? The ground is not frozen and it’s only a matter of a few short weeks before all the baby spring greens will be available for edible wild plant salad. But how do I know what to put in my mouth as either a trail snack or one of many great survival foods? In addition to my empirical research of survival foods, over the years I have added several important reference books to my library, most of which are featured in my Introduction to Wild Food Recipes. Day hikes are a good time to explore and learn, since you are close to help if you have a reaction. 15-Point Checklist: Create A Kick-Ass Google Plus Business Page Sponsors When people talk about Google Plus, they always mean social SEO. Whether your business is small or big, you must not ignore the benefits of having Google Plus business page.
25 Tools Content Marketers Can’t Live Without There’s no doubt that content marketing has grown in popularity over the last few years to become one of the web’s most important promotional strategies. And while I’ve always been a major proponent of this technique, it’s thrilling to see interest in this subject grow universally, as this surge in interest has led to the development of great new content marketing tools. When it comes to these tools, the following are 25 of my favorites. This list certainly isn’t comprehensive, but I hope it gives you the resources needed to take your content campaigns to the next level! Content Curation
Can't Lose Weight? Learn The Patterns! Warmer weather is finally kicking in and you're ready for it. Sunscreen (check)Floppy Hat (check)New swimsuit you've been working out all winter for (check)What happened?What do you mean you STILL can't fit in it?Have you stopped losing weight?Picture this: As dedicated as a soldier, you stayed with your chosen regimen/diet path to the bitter end. Only problem is that the bathroom scale's numbers are suddenly NOT going down.What's going on??? Seeds For Thought Seeds represent the starting point of life. The image of a seed represents the very definition of a new beginning not to mention how tasty they can be.Seeds are not just for planting they are a great food source as well. There are numerous edible seeds available. I'm going to highlight three common seeds and one controversial: Hemp SeedsContrary to popular belief, these seeds have not been proven potent enough to make you high.
Free images for commercial use without link or attribution Where do we find really free images on the web? What we need, are royalty-free photos and cliparts without the requirement of attributing the original author and without the necessity of backlinks. On these terms, I'll present you my favorite two websites, one for cliparts - Clker.com - and one for photos - Pixabay.com: Guys Vs. Gals Here's something you've probably heard of before....Women's fitness goals are different from men's....How different ? You may ask. Just wait until you see what I'm going to show you.... Cerebral InfluencesLike most other meaningful activities, fitness starts between your ears.