27.3.13

Nature in the Home




Meet my Aloe vera plant. An easy-going plant with hidden healing properties – the most common one being the use of the gel from its cut leaves to soothe burns. I haven't tried this yet but I like the idea that I have a first aid treatment sitting in wait on my bookcase. A house plant for now, it will get a chance to go outside when the last frosts are over and will be a much needed plant in our minimalist garden. 

Linking in with Lou from Littlegreenshed. Such a pretty project to brighten the middle of the week.






8 comments :

  1. Cor love him! And the owl pot... I think a visit to the garden centre is on the cards for me! x

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  2. Oh I do love your owl pot!! That is right up my street :D x

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  3. Love a sculptural plant, we have a few cordylines in our garden. Your aloe is great. I too feel a garden centre and pot-buying expedition coming on! x

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  4. When I lived in New Zealand we had an enormous Aloe in the garden; I loved it. It works like magic on burns...Lovely pot x

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  5. I am so bad with plants :-( I keep trying, but they usually don't last... Aloe Vera has so many virtues... The howl pot is cute...

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  6. I love your Aloë. Ancient Greeks and Romans used Aloe vera to treat wounds.

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  7. oh yes, it's very easy just snap the end of a leaf and rub the gel on burns and things like that! Heather x

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  8. Love the owl and the idea of a living first aid kit, katie x

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