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Lily Da Vine

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I've lived in Mexico for nearly 5 years, freelancing for cryptocurrency. My special interests are: glassblowing, cooking, crochet, sewing, crafting, gardening, travel and more. highlyfunctionalgrowth.com is my personal blog https://peakd.com/@highlyfunctional
Recently left our beloved Acapulco and we took a trip southward to Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca. While we were there we ate some really good food, all with meat that came from a local butcher. It was so good...
As an organic gardener, neem has been a part of my arsenal since the beginning. I first heard about it from my Mom, an ornamental gardener turned veggie gardener at the end of her life. She only explained it...
One of the most fascinating aspects of plants (for me) is the fact that so many of them contain compounds that have a pretty profound effect on the human body. We all know of opium, coca and cannabis, three...
The Three Sisters I first heard the term permaculture about five years ago from my friend John, after I mentioned to him that I was interested in learning to grow plants. At the time I was a botany major, but...
I love a good ethobotanical adventure and Mexico is full of them. Today, while near the central market, we stumbled (nearly literally) on a pile of mysterious red vine with a smiling vender. He was also selling jars like the...