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Brew Your Own Beer — No Hops Required

You don’t need hops to brew your own beer. This easy home-brewing method includes water, sugar and yeast as well as herbs and other edible botanicals you can grow yourself.

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The 7 Best Perennial Herbs for the Farm Garden

Perennial herbs are excellent additions to the landscape. They offer repeated harvests over many years, and they’re lovely plants. Meet some exceptional perennial herbs.

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How to Harvest Lemongrass

Lemongrass brings scant pest or disease risk, and you can easily grow it for use in teas as well as your favorite Asian-inspired meals.

4 Natural Home Remedies for Grief

Autumn illustrates life’s transitions, which can bring melancholy. As you stop and observe the joys as well as sorrows of existence, here are things that can help you embrace it all.

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Dedicate Individual Gardens to Herbs

You can plant separate gardens of herbs in different categories, including medicinal, tea and kitchen herbs. Here’s what I’ve done.

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How to Harvest Chamomile

Here’s how to grow, harvest, dry and store chamomile. You can use it to make soothing tea that has various health benefits.

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The Many Ways to Market Fresh Basil

Basil is a fairly reliable crop, and it figures into a lot of different recipes. Here are several ways you can make basil more attractive to customers.