Plants With Benefits
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike The Gardener”
In this week’s episode, Mike chats with Helen Yoest, the author of the book, Plants With Benefits: An Uninhibited Guide to the Aphrodisiac Herbs, Fruits, Flowers & Veggies in Your Garden.
Helen Yoest is an award winning freelance garden writer, scout and stylist for some of the nation’s leading shelter magazines.Her work regularly appears in Country Gardens, Better Homes and Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living, Carolina Gardener, and many others. Continue reading Plants with Benefits
Dandelion The Dandy of All Host: Lynna “The Other side… A Preppers Path”
Perhaps no other plant gets a worse rap than the dandelion, cursed vehemently by landscaper and homeowner alike, the dandy of all weeds. Perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at this golden beauty and her secrets, just what have you been missing.
Spring has sprung, or at least begun too! The field and lawns are turning that lush green and on a sunny day you can fairly see the blades stretch to the sun. And then what should appear, a bright yellow shaggy dot, no not one dot but hundreds no maybe make that thousands. Ugh the dreaded dandy of all, the infamous, dandelion. What’s so terrible, truly a field of dandelion is a cheery vision to behold, brilliant yellow dotting the carpet of green a pretty sight to behold yes?
Oh right, so long as it’s not your lawn. Continue reading Dandelion The Dandy of All
Herbs, Radiation, and Healing from Exposure
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live”
One of the scariest scenarios for many people is surviving after a nuclear event. For a time, it seemed that the world was backing away from nuclear weapons. Recently, however, the specter of nuclear attack has returned with US and Russia sizing each other up over the Ukraine.
Of course, while there are the predictable and perennial saber rattlings from Iran and North Korea, and Fukushima is still an ongoing concern, it is the new standoff between the two major nuclear powers, the US and Russia, that is raising the most eyebrows. Continue reading Radiation, and Healing from Exposure “Herbs”