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2014-06-11 23:10:49

Two moms certified as Holistic Health Coaches will explore their families’ experiences as they embark on the Suburban Smackdown (as seen on Charlotte Today), a family challenge of buying nothing new for six months, on the new health and lifestyle blog Spunky Avocado. Matthews, NC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Two holistic health and lifestyle coaches expand beyond their traditional role of clean eating and attack the habit of over-consumption through their Suburban Smackdown Challenge. Spunky...

2014-06-02 12:29:52

Naturally Inspired, Award-Winning* Skin Care Range Expands at Vitamin World® Stores Nationwide LONG ISLAND, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Doctor(TM), a leading skin care brand in the UK, is proud to introduce the new Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Collection, a nutrient-rich line that nourishes and revitalizes skin and hair. The 10-product collection features the powerful ingredients' properties to deeply moisturize and revive dry, tired skin and stressed hair....

2014-06-01 23:00:22

Recently, iFitDress.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion dresses, has announced its new collection of eggplant cocktail dresses. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion dresses, has announced its new collection of eggplant cocktail dresses. Besides, the company has launched a special offer on these graceful eggplant...

2014-05-28 23:05:56

A new Small Membership Advisory Community launched by Wild Apricot is designed to help participants share helpful ideas and best practices for small associations, clubs and non-profits. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Toronto-based software company Wild Apricot has launched a Small Membership Advisory Community for small associations, club and nonprofits to facilitate the sharing of best practices, actionable advice and mistakes to avoid by professionals and experts in the industry....

2014-05-27 23:12:35

New Performance Sports Training Center Opening in South Florida on June 2nd Coconut Creek, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Athletic Republic, the industry leader in performance sports training, is pleased to announce the opening of a new performance sports training center in South Florida at 4811 Lyons Technology Parkway in Coconut Creek. "Athletic Republic is excited about returning to the market after Athletic Republic affiliate, FAST, elected to leave the market 6 years ago," stated...

2014-05-27 23:11:59

Urban legend says that eating apples will improve one’s health. According to Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP, recent research indicates that this is true at least for avocados. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Hippocrates, the father of western healing, stated: “Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food.” The last few decades of research show that many foods can be beneficial for health. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath, Dr. J G Moellendorf,...

2014-05-21 23:04:18

Artemis International taps agency to excite the market about Aronia berries: a superfruit prized by Europeans that grows virtually unnoticed, right here in America. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Everyone knows that blueberries are high in antioxidant capacity. In fact, it made them famous as a superfruit around the world. But did you know that Aronia berries are three times higher? Aronia? Chances are you’ve never heard of these super dark berries–but that’s about to change....

2014-05-20 23:17:17

Aloe Your Miracle Doctor is a new program that covers over 130 home remedies for more than 80 disorders and 25 easy-to-make homemade beauty remedies. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Aloe Your Miracle Doctor is a newly updated program developed by Yulia Berry, who has over 15 years of experience in the beauty care industry. The program covers aloe remedies for diseases and conditions such as psoriasis,...

2014-05-13 23:10:47

Herbal Papaya launches new Papaya Superfruit Wellness drink, extends their supplements line to include papaya leaf weight loss support and blood support supplements and launches Herbalist Help Desk Phone Line. Wylie, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Herbal Papaya announced today that it is launching a new highly delicious Papaya Super Fruit wellness drink based in response to customer demands. It is also extending its line of USDA organic teas to include a Papaya Leaf and Seed Detox Tea, and...

2014-05-09 23:03:05

Home Grown Cellars, owned by Alex and Jackie Lehman, specializes in pomegranate products. They are also home to a 3,000 sq. ft. butterfly sanctuary which will re-open this Saturday, May 10th, according to the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Madera, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Home Grown Cellars is a family-owned business in Madera, California. Owned by Alex and Jackie Lehman, the farm specializes in pomegranate products including the wildly popular pomegranate honey. Along with the...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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