Entries Tagged as 'Health'

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Gardening with Health Issues

Gardening from a Wheelchair by mikecogh Many people love to garden, but because of health issues they think they no longer are capable of working in the garden. “Nurturing something and watching it grow can be very therapeutic and rewarding,  helping people take their minds off their pain and lets them feel that they are […]

Monday, July 25th, 2011

How to Stay Safe and Cool in the Hot Weather

Please Keep Clean Water in Shallow Dishes to Help Birds Survive The Current Heat Wave!! by Koshyk My heart bleeds for the parts of our country and the world where people have been under a heat wave for such a long time. Here on the East coast where I live, we had a week of […]

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Rose Thorns Can Be Dangerous

Rose thorns by DRB62 TheGardenLady received this question from Sandie. Funny thing happened to me today. I was pruning roses and got a brief stick in the knuckle over my pinkie by a very large thorn. I bled a little, but being a tough gal, I went on with my task at hand. A few […]

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

The Medicinal Power of Lemon Grass

Drops – Cymbopogon Citratus Staupf by J.Gil A long time ago, TheGardenLady received an email asking about plants that help medically. Today TheGardenLady read an article that said that after a five year study Australian scientists have scientifically proven the lemon grass plant Cymbopogon ambiguus may be as good as aspirin when it comes to […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

The Purification Power of Plants

Once again TheGardenLady is recommending having plants in your house, especially now during the cold and flu season. It is important that our houses and offices have good air quality all the time so you don’t suffer breathing problems, but it seems doubly important when you are gasping for breath with a stuffed nose: you […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The Filtering Power of the Peace Lily

Distant Peace by chefranden TheGardenLady received this comment from Rikesh. I just love Peace Lilly. They have really amazing power of filtering the air. Rikesh’s comment about the Peace Lilly – Spathiphyllum is correct. Recently Natural News had an article entitled “Clean Your Air and Brighten Your Day with Houseplants” which not only gives a […]