Best of Sacramento Connect Home & Garden blogs

11/23/2013 12:00 AM

11/22/2013 8:00 PM

The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current Home & Garden blogs. Check out the full postings:

•  Sacramento’s Brown Thumb Mama, Pam Farley, introduces us to her favorite essential oils, including how to make them and how to use them:

“We have several lavender plants in our front yard garden. They attract bees and smell heavenly as they bloom all spring and summer. Lavender is indispensable in a house with a clumsy adult (that’s me) and two little kids. We are always getting bumps and owies, and lavender helps keep us from bruising. Its aroma is relaxing and it helps soothe the mind after a hard day at work or school.”

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