Squirrel Feeder

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I recently had some rare good fortune and won a squirrel feeder through one of @SoarMillSeeds regular competitions on Twitter. This is what I won: Wildlife World Squirrel Feeder. It arrived the next day, but I waited until the seemingly never ending gales did actually end before putting it up. It has one hole at the top, but I replaced one of the hinge screws with a longer one so that I could fix it to a tree with two screws. The squirrels seem to like playing on this tree and it was away from the bird feeders.squirrel feeder on tree

The squirrels ignored it for nearly a week. Gradually they started to approach it. I had put some loose peanuts on the top of it which they ate, but then ignored the squirrel food (also provided as part of my win) inside it.Squirrel on squirrel feeder

I had propped open the lid by placing…

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Aloe Vera Plant Benefits🌿

Wahouuu sounds wonderful! I need to try 🙂

Plants and Beyond

~ Ancient, but Well-known Medicinal Plant that belongs in everyone’s kitchen today.

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🌷Reposting one of my very first posts. This miracle plant has been a staple of my morning routine and this article serves as a gentle reminder to continue on the healing plant-based life path.

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Native to Africa, Aloe Vera is a hardy succulent that’s easy to grow inside or outside of your own home. It thrives in poor soil and requires very little water. Spiny-edged light green Aloe plants can grow to two feet and eventually produce a snowy, reddish inflorescence. Keeping an aloe plant in your kitchen could come in handy for the following health benefits:

  1. Heals Burns -Hormones: Auxins and gibberellins that help in wound healing and have anti-inflammatory action. According to one clinical trial, Aloe could reduce 1st and 2nd-degree burns by 9 days.
  2. Digestive Aid: It provides 12 anthraquinones, which are phenolic compounds…

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