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5 Reasons Everyone Should Be Growing Aloe

Every home should have a few Aloe plants
Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 2:44 PM

With the many benefits that can be derived from Aloe Vera, every homestead or prepared person should include this valuable plant as part of their growing plans. 

http://www.offthegridnews.com/alternative-health/5-off-grid-reasons-everyone-should-be-growing-aloe/

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Uses for Yarrow

Many reasons to grow yarrow
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 3:39 PM

A number of great ways to incorporate yarrow into your life.  It makes a wonderful addition to your garden.

http://prepperherboftheweek.blogspot.com/2015/06/uses-for-yarrow.html

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How to Make Stevia Extract

DIY tutorial for home processing
Friday, July 26, 2013, 5:44 PM

A nice step-by-step tutorial for making your own stevia extract. 

http://newlifeonahomestead.com/2013/07/how-to-make-stevia-extract/

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Using Mint

15 handy household uses for mint, an easy-to-grow herb.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 2:24 PM

Mint is a great plant to add to the garden and have on hand in both fresh and dried form.  Grows great in big containers, which helps reduce its chance of spreading invasively. 

http://www.motherearthliving.com/healthy-home/natural-cleaning/15-uses-for-mint-zmhz13mazmel.aspx

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Learning About Cattails

Survival plant to know about
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 5:41 PM

An incredible plant to learn about and know how to use when put in difficult survival situations.

http://holeinthefence.net/2010/11/02/wildcrafting-4-the-cats-meow/