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Managing Your Weight!

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It’s a new year for ll of us and most of us is looking forward in changing what has been practiced for a long time. Some decided to stop their vices, some promised to work hard and to for some, they want to change their appearance by going on a weight management. There different methods of weight management but what intrigues me most is the method by which herbs are being used just like Herbalife. It makes individuals give importance to herbs and the benefits that they can  give, plus, its cheaper than pills. Those guys that are using this method are promised to have a healthier life and brighter tomorrow in terms of weight and of course, health.

All over the world, different cultures and people cultivate herbs. Herbs are being used around the world for countless purposes and may be that is why people trust this method – it’s because almost everyone knows what herbs can do. As for those people who wants to maintain their weight, or maybe manage it well, I guess Herbalife can be your life long partner in terms of weight management and opportunities to earn, and just like some guys would confess to the world for finding a better path because of Oportunidad de Negocio de Herbalife.

Herbs for Life

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For centuries, herbs became popular as a medicine, spices, pain relievers, food and so on. In fact they are widely used by different people around the world because of its unique way in helping our bodies regenerate and making it healthy and because of its distinct qualities. Being valued for its scent, flavor and some other qualities, many found its role to our society and took the opportunity to enhance these distinctive qualities to a whole new different level. Like Herbalife, a company whose primary goal is to sell not just products but  to sell satisfaction and delight to consumers worldwide. They have innovated herbs and combined it with science to provide a better health for everyone around the globe. Not only that, for those who are using their products in their daily endeavors have the chance to share it to the world and make a profit for it, now that is some amusing business opportunity.

There is another thing that amuses most, its about their CSR or what we call corporate social responsibility. They travel the high road, yet they do it right, honestly and guided by their ethical practices, that’s great isn’t it? If they can do it, we too can contribute in helping the world and everyone who lives in it by making the world a better place to live in – and of course with herbs that is.

How to Make a Mini Garden for your Pocket Home

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Whether you have a green thumb and just moved into a small space in the city, or you are a condo dweller looking for a simple nature-friendly hobby to keep you busy at home, a pocket garden may just be what you are looking for. Not only will it keep you preoccupied, it is also a chance to give you pad a much needed facelift or some character. And if you choose to care for a small fruit tree or tend to pots of herbs, it will give you something you can munch on or cook with i the future.

Lets face it: living in a condo unit isn’t the same as having your own backyard. But with careful planning, patience and discipline, you can achieve results. You just need to consider the following things: location, amount of sunlight, and the plant suitable for your space.

Befor making that plunge into gardening, assess your living space. If you are lucky to have a patio or balcony, then you have it all worked out for you. Whatever size of open space you have, it will make a goog place to start your mini garden. And if you’re unlucky not to have one, then putting some plants by a window might be an option, as well as choosing some shade-tolerant varieties indoors.

After you’ve chosen where you can place your garden, find out how much sunlight the spot recieves. This will make it easy to select the right houseplant for you.

It’s then off to the nursery for you. Do no hesitate to ask questions from a nursery staff when choosing what plants will suit your needs. Ask them for advice, and be honest in telling them how much time you have in day to care for a plant and whether you think you’re good or not in gardening. This way you can make th right choice.

You can always start small and simple with cactus, aloe or other succulents. These plants do not require direct sunlight to grow, need only pots, and come in a variety of sizes and color.

Other east-to-maintain plants are the peace lily (spathyhyllum) and dracaena (fortune plant). They Thrive under any light condition, and need just watering for care.

Another foolprofft plant is the philodendron, which is often grown for indoor use. This plant has very few problems with pests and does not require that much watering. In fact, many gardeners suggest the philodendron to first-time plant enthusiasts because they are very resilient and have long lifespan.

If you love to cook and your kitchen windowsill in little pots, a window box, or pretty much any container you can think of — a coffee mug, small plastic tub or tin — so long as you create drainage holes in the bathroom. Choices are endless. Try basil, parsley, oregano, and chives.

And if you are adventurous enough, why not try growing a citrus plant, like calamansi? there are number of dwarf citrus fruit tree varieties that you could grow on your balcony. Citrus plats bring color and fragrance into homes, which beat just about any air freshener.

When planning your mini-garden, consider the pots you will use. Almost anything can be turned into a pot. so long as you plug a hole or two at the bottom for drainage. Clay pots might be a traditional choice, but you can experiment with old watering cans, used boots or even a helmet! But do try to match the containers to your interiors.

And always remember to grrom your plants. As plants grow, they needed to have their roots trimmed. Plants that have grown a bit too larger for their pots should be repotted.

This is an article for plant lovers who wants to keep their space preoccupied and at the same time suiting to their needs. I found this article from Philippine Star, Business Section. Sunday June 15 2008 and then managed to post it here for reference about gardening.

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