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Aloe vera in bloom. The plant is considered a a wonder plant due to its medicinal properties

Aloe Vera: Nature’s Wonder Plant

Aloe vera, also known as aloe, is an upright flowering plant with thick, succulent leaves. The plant is native to the Mediterranean region but has spread to almost every region of the world due to its fame in the herbal industry. Continue reading [...]
flowers to attract hummingbirds

Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

There’s something about a hummingbird that brings joy to a moment. When we see a hummingbird, in our garden or as we’re going about our life, we take pleasure in watching the little bird’s seeming playfulness and in feeling the joy that it appears to have as it goes about its activities. Without being inside the mind of a hummingbird, we can’t say for sure that it flits from here to there (and from flower to flower) with joy on its mind. But, it sure looks that way. In may cultures, in fact, hummingbirds do represent joy and they serve as a reminder to savor each moment. Continue reading [...]