Category Archives: Gut health

The Lymph and Immune Systems – Helping the Immune System Function – Your Own Body’s Protection From Disease 3-30-20

A recent post on FB asked how to help the immune system. Beyond taking probiotics to beef up the naturally occurring or missing beneficial micro-organisms that line the gut, eating toxic free food, and drinking lots of good clean water, … Continue reading

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Nano Particle Contamination and Solutions 10-14-2019

Recently I saw a post on FB promoting the use of nano-particle glutathione as a health product. Nano technology is a subject that has made me very interested and in the hundreds of articles I have found and read, I … Continue reading

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Perilla aka Shiso, aka Korean Sesame herb 8-4-19

Here at Hillside Gardens in Auburn, Ga., we grow about 150 different kinds of herbs, mostly medicinal but many with multiple uses. It’s the season for Perilla herb. It’s in the mint family, is a self seeding plant that easily … Continue reading

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Making Supplements and Home Remedies for Self Reliance 6-17-19

Almost anything we buy these days, for money, I ask myself – “Can I make this myself or save some money in some way.” We have moved up in the years department, I do research every day, and I am … Continue reading

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Food and Water Safety and Radiation Solutions

I’ve been researching radiation detection devices for a couple of years. Recently several companies have come up with small relatively inexpensive devices that can be used to detect radiation and x-ray contamination that are portable – a bit bigger than … Continue reading

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Spring Tonic Time 3-12-19

Here it is the first week in March and already we’re having weather in the 70s. It’s sunny outside and lovely. Here at Hillside Gardens, we’re trying to catch up on the seasonal transitions. It’s a month early as I … Continue reading

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What To Do With Harvests After The First Freeze of Winter

We had our first freeze here in NE Georgia two nights ago. So my friend and I went out and harvested everything possible that would not make it thru the cold the day before and that morning. We got out … Continue reading

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