The Health Benefits of Bilberry

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) is a small perennial shrub that is reputed to have many valuable health benefits. Although scientific research is often sketchy on the “proven” health benefits of bilberry, one recent study conducted at an Italian University indicates that bilberry extract may actually help to prevent eye conditions such as glaucoma. About the Plant […]

Indoor Plant Care For Your Christmas Cactus

The lovely, spiky Christmas Cactus is not actually a cactus in the true sense of the word. It is a forest plant whose origins lie in the mountains of Brazil at elevations well above sea level. Perhaps it is due to the deceptive use of the word “cactus” that so many Christmas Cactus owners find […]