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Gardeners feet – quick fixes for hard and cracked heels.

Hard heels is not a propagation technique it is a condition we gardeners can often wander into from time to time. Our footwear can dry out our feet, but also long standing can undermine the efficiency of sweat glands to … Continue reading

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Gardeners feet – Cures for corns and foot calluses

Corns and calluses are similarly localised thickened skin. The main difference is pain – while a corn (clavus) is inflamed and painful, a callus (tyloma) is just a plain old hard dead skin and so painless. They are ‘soft corns’ … Continue reading

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Surviving summer – avoiding and treating sunburn

Sunburn is a solar burn or, more specifically, the consequence of overexposure to UV radiation from the sun. It manifests as erythema (reddening) and oedema (swelling related to a build-up of fluid) and can be painful or hot to the … Continue reading

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natural cures for common ailments

Just got the cover of my new book with mercier press. here’s a sneak preview/excerpt ACHES AND PAINS Many visits to the local pharmacy are to find remedies for sundry aches and pains. These are also perhaps the most common … Continue reading

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