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January 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Treating Influenza with Local Herbs

A few weeks ago the seasonal influenza hit my family. And when I say 'hit' I mean that it felt like I'd been hit by a bus. It was awful!

After I got it, it made it's way through my family and took out a few close friends too. Each of us, in turn, was in bed for about a week.

Have you had it?

The aches were the worst I've thing experienced since I actually was hit by a car. The fever lasted for days and with it came incredible chills.…

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Added by garliq on January 28, 2013 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

January Vegetable Planning

January and its time to start planning for the growing season. By assessing your space and what you want to eat this year, a good plan can alleviate “gardening anxiety” and can help map out the tasks necessary to get what you want.

Soon it will be time to sow some vegetables seeds indoors so that when we pass the frost free period seedlings can be transplanted into the garden. On the west coast, the frost free time is usually the end of March, but every year can be slightly different.…

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Added by James Gates on January 21, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

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