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2014-02-20 23:24:17

Route One Pumpkins launches three new scents in their handcrafted soap lines, which uses organic pumpkin seed oil in combination with other organic vegetable oils, perfect for even dry or sensitive skin. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Route One Pumpkins, located in Half Moon Bay, California creates handcrafted, nourishing soaps with local pumpkin seed and other organic oils. Now, just in time for Spring, Route One Pumpkins announces the launch of three new soaps, scented with...

2013-10-24 23:29:06

Valoya’s wide spectrum light and other light sources were studied at a supplementary light source trial at Geisenheim Horticultural Center, in typical central European greenhouse conditions. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Valoya’s AP673 spectrum, designed for leafy greens and herbs to maintain plants in their vegetative stage longer, resulting in high number of leaves and larger biomass. This was evident from the results at Geisenheim, where it provided the best growth for parsley and...

2013-05-19 08:20:05

Themed gardens, planted for a specific culinary purpose like a spaghetti garden or a stir-fry garden, can give the gardener and the chef delightful adventures. Kids also love to be involved in the process, from planting to cooking LITITZ, Pa., May 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Themed gardens can be a ton of fun for gardeners who are looking to try something new, not only in the garden but also in the kitchen. There are many different kinds that can be planted with the purpose of a...

2013-05-07 12:43:40

Having a neighborly chat improves seed germination, finds research in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology. Even when other known means of communication, such as contact, chemical and light-mediated signals, are blocked chilli seeds grow better when grown with basil plants. This suggests that plants are talking via nanomechanical vibrations. Monica Gagliano and Michael Renton from the University of Western Australia attempted to grow chilli seeds (Capsicum annuum) in the...

2012-10-05 23:00:45

New essential oil of Tulsi, or Holy Basil, offers aromatherapeutic benefits that can boost body, mind, and spirit during times of stress or cold season. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 ORGANIC INDIA, manufacturers of herbal wellness teas and dietary supplements available at organicindiausa.com, launches its new Tulsi-Holy Basil 100% Pure Certified-Organic Therapeutic Essential Oil. This essential oil of Tulsi offers aromatherapeutic benefits that can boost body, mind, and spirit during...

2012-09-27 23:01:49

Under-appreciated herb varieties from herb specialist, The Growers Exchange http://www.thegrowers-exchange.com, are a snap to grow in kitchen gardens Charles City, VA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 If common kitchen herbs have started to lose their zest, then maybe it´s time to try something a little different. "Over the past few years, we have seen an increased interest in growing herbs for culinary and medicinal uses,” says Briscoe White, owner and herb farmer at The Growers...

2012-09-12 23:00:56

Growing herbs indoors allows for fresh scents and bold flavors all winter long from The Growers Exchange. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 A lavender scented breeze evokes memories of cool summer nights. The smell of fresh basil brings back the taste of juicy tomatoes and a whiff of mint reminds us of sipping delicious iced tea on the porch. If these scents conjure the memory of a long lost summer, then think again. Fresh herbs can be a year round treat. The Growers Exchange new...

2011-10-14 14:10:00

La Prima Catering celebrates fall with a new seasonal menu and a bountiful harvest: La Primaâs organic vegetable garden yielded more than 750 lbs. of fresh tomatoes and more than 250 lbs. of basil this summer. College Park, MD (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 La Prima Catering, a local company that offers corporate and special events catering as well as a healthful lunch program to area schools, celebrates fall with a new seasonal menu and a bountiful harvest: La Primaâs...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Entertain your palate this summer with Mediterranean food merchant O&CO. during its limited time summer sale on selected olive oils, vinegars and specialty food exclusive to O&CO. Ranging from 10-50% off, O&CO.'s succulent summer sale will add variety and zest to your palate this summer season. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Enliven your taste buds through a completely innovative concept from Mediterranean food merchant O&CO. with its limited time summer sale on selected...

2010-09-01 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathryn Thurman's new picture book, A Garden for Pig (Kane Miller), takes a novel approach to organic gardening. Based on the true story of Basil, a pet pig who lived on the author's family farm, it's the humorous tale of a patient pink pig with a love of vegetables and a very special gardening technique. Kids who share Basil's attraction to dirt and fondness for eating yummy things will want to dig right in. Thurman's simple, child-friendly...