Gardening

Commitment by Chuck Swindoll

The Gardner

John 21:20-22 People of excellence are those who see through the clutching greed of our times—people who have declared their undivided allegiance to Christ’s message, people who have humbled themselves to Christ’s sovereign authority. If you are greatly gifted, you may be able to do marvelous things that would cause the public to be swept up in your skills and in your abilities. In the process of your growing, you will find great temptation to make a name for yourself, to make a big splash, to gain attention, to get the glory, to strut around, to increase your fees, to

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Health Benefits of Tomatoes

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Taste and nutrition as well as the health benefits of tomatoes have been highly valued. Enjoyed all over the world, they are essential ingredients in the diets of many cultures. Yet the plant has a spotty past, including myths, misconceptions and controversy, and the challenges of modern mass production of the tomato continue to spark debate. Yet there is no debate over the intrinsic health benefits and is treasured for its nutritional value as much as its delicious taste. History of the Tomato Peru is generally credited with first cultivating of the fruit now known as the tomato. The tomatoes

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Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

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Are you prepared for an emergency? During the last decade there have been many reasons to ask this question. Considering a few of the major disasters that populations have endured, including the 2004 tsunami in Asia and hurricane Katrina in the Southeastern United States, it should be an essential priority to have an emergency plan and supplies ready for that unforeseen disaster. With a little preparation and planning you can be on your way toward adequate emergency preparedness. A few basic things to consider are having an emergency plan, a survival kit, and a long term survival strategy.    Many

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Habanero Chiles’ Health Benefits

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There are many myths against the consumption of habanero chile. People ignore the numerous benefits they could have towards human health. Here are some of them: All chilli peppers contain phytochemicals substances called capsaicinoids that produce capsicum. The capsicum is the ingredient that gives heat intensity when habanero chili peppers are ingested or applied topically. When a habanero chile is consumed, it binds with the mouth and throat which are the pain receptors of the heat. Once it is transmitted to the brain, it responds to this burning sensation by increasing heart rate perspiration and releasing body’s natural endorphin. Researches

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40 Reasons Wheat Grass is amazing!

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1- Wheatgrass Juice is one of the best sources of living chlorophyll available. 2- Chlorophyll is the first product of light and, therefore, contains more light energy than any other element. 3- Wheatgrass juice is a crude chlorophyll and can be taken orally and as a colon implant without toxic side effects. 4- Chlorophyll is the basis of all plant life. 5- Wheatgrass is high in oxygen like all green plants that contain chlorophyll.  The brain and all body tissues function at an optimal level in a highly-oxygenated environment. 6- Chlorophyll is anti-bacterial and can be used inside and outside the

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Micro greens: The New Indoor Green Garden

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Think about your budget.  We have to budget for food, nutritional supplements, toiletries, clothing, transportation and entertainment.  Oh yes, let’s not forget insurance and taxes, which seem to eat up most of our finances, well mine anyway. When looking at the above list, what do you think gets cut first? More than likely, nutritional supplements. Then we try to cut our food expenses by buying cheaper quality. Let’s stop there and look at nutritional supplements and food. Nutrition! We all need proper nutrition to have enough energy to make it through the day. We need nutrition to build strong bodies

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Astonishing Benefits Of Basil

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When it comes to basil its the one ingredient I never go without when it comes to my spaghetti. Basil is a mild spice which gives your food that Italian like taste. However I never knew of how beneficial it is when it comes to health. Reduces cancer cells In one study in India researchers gave one group of animals basil extract with their diet and the other group had their regular diet. They discovered 15 days later that the animals who ate the basil had a higher level of enzymes that are known to deactivate cancer cells. Who would’ve thought that

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Boost Your Health With Natural Blackberries

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Most commonly known for being made into jams and jellies, the berries, leaves, and root bark of the blackberry plant are used to provide many medicinal effects. The Ancient Greeks and Europeans used blackberry to treat gout. In Asian countries, the unripe berries were used to treat kidney problems. The leaves have been used in the Middle East as a remedy for bleeding gums for at least two thousand years. Native Americans have used blackberry root tea to cure dysentery. The blackberry plant is a thorny perennial shrub or vine. It is native to eastern North America. This shrub is

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Genetically Modified Foods — You Should Be Very Concerned

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Genetically modified foods, or genetically modified organisms (GMO’S) are now a very real part of your diet whether you know it or not.  If you eat corn, cornmeal, cornstarch, corn oil or other corn based ingredients, soybeans, soy milk, tofu, soybean oil, and other soybean based products, canola oil, cottonseed oil, sugar beets, papaya from Hawaii, and some zucchini, and yellow squash, then genetically modified foods are making up a significant percentage of your overall food consumption.  Over half of all Americans who were polled said that they were not aware that they were ingesting these GMO’s and if they

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Indoor Garden Plants Love Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

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By necessity most indoor garden plants do not have access to the light of the sun as often as they need. Compact fluorescent plant light bulbs give indoor garden plants the light they need not only to survive, but thrive. The benefits of using fluorescent plant tubes and compact fluorescent light bulbs in your home garden are many. Due to the very low energy consumption of these types of light bulbs, heat produced is minimal. Compact fluorescent light bulbs also offer color temperatures from low 2000K to over 9000K; this fact coupled with wide color spectrum output along could make

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