The Wild Spikenard

Written by J.A Carpunky

The Wild Spikenard also goes byrepparttar names of False Solomon's Seal, and Solomon's Zig-zag. Its scientific name is Smilacina racemosa. This plant has white or greenish colored, small, slightly fragrant, densely packed flowers. It grows one to three feet tall, and has a simple, slightly angled stem which tends to be leafy and sometimes has a little hair onrepparttar 105426 upper parts. The leaves of this lily are lance-shaped and grow from three to six inches long. They have a fine hairy growth onrepparttar 105427 under side.

This wild flower also sports batches of aromatic, round berries which tend to be pale red speckled in color. It likes to grow in moist woods, thickets, or hillsides andrepparttar 105428 flowers bloom from May to July. This one likesrepparttar 105429 southern regions ofrepparttar 105430 United States, from Georgia over to Arizona.

The False Solomon's Seal tends to grow close to true Solomon's Seal, so novice gardeners can confuserepparttar 105431 two. Butrepparttar 105432 feathery plume of greenish-white blossoms that crownsrepparttar 105433 false Solomon's Seal's somewhat zig-zagged stem is very different fromrepparttar 105434 small, greenish, bell-shaped flowers, usually nodding in pairs alongrepparttar 105435 stem, underrepparttar 105436 leaves, fromrepparttar 105437 axils ofrepparttar 105438 true Solomon's Seal. Later in summer, when hungry birds wander throughrepparttar 105439 woods with increased families,repparttar 105440 Wild Spikenard offers them branching clusters of pale red speckled berries, whereasrepparttar 105441 true Solomon's Seal plant gives them blue-black fruit to feast on.

Home Fragrance in Vogue

Written by Carol A Cass

The home fragrance market is booming. From perfume, toiletries, and cosmetics to pre packaged foods. It is currently a multi billion dollar industry that continues to show strong growth. The strongest growth has taken place inrepparttar last 5 years and is expected to continue through 2007 and beyond. Western Europe, Japan, andrepparttar 105424 US continue to lead with 65 percent of demand and over three-quarters of world wide production of home fragrance products. Rapid growth of home fragrance sales has also been registered in Asia/Pacific, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

Market researchers attributerepparttar 105425 growing trend of home fragrance popularity in repparttar 105426 US torepparttar 105427 fact that we are spending more time at home. We are using home fragrances to UN-stress ourselves and make our indoor environment a healthier and more pleasing place to be. And we like it, it makes us feel good. Consumer research is quite convincing. People feel better about themselves and are more comfortable at home when a home fragrance delivery system in use.

Market researchers also point out that consumers are eagerly embracing home fragrance products that neutralize odors and bacteria in our indoor air, not just cover them up. A stylish home fragrance delivery system which can be displayed as decor inrepparttar 105428 home or work place. Consumers desire an attractive as well as efficient home fragrance delivery system.

There are many home fragrance delivery systems available to us today. Fromrepparttar 105429 plug-ins, solids, and sprays, to name a few, which temporarily mask or cover up odors and are readily available inrepparttar 105430 local supermarket. To repparttar 105431 stylish and very much in vogue Fragrance Lamps which you won't find inrepparttar 105432 local supermarket. Fragrance Lamps can be found in specialty gift and decor shops, and on line. One such Fragrance Lamp isrepparttar 105433 La Tee Da collection of fragrance lamps. La Tee Da is leadingrepparttar 105434 way in home fragrance effusion lamp technology. La Tee Da's exclusive scalloped burner design enhancesrepparttar 105435 home fragrance experience. La Tee Da fragrance lamps or effusion lamps as they are sometimes called are made of hand blown art glass. These fragrance lamps come in a wide variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. La Tee Da fragrance lamps befit any decor, home or work place.

Sonia Perez of Coronet Gift Solutions in Florida says her retail customers are becoming creative in their approach to home fragrance. "They like to have different fragrances for each room of their houses. Say, Verbena inrepparttar 105436 bedroom and Sandalwood Mahogany inrepparttar 105437 living room or den." Some of her customers fragrance 3 or 4 rooms, each with a different fragrance. Sonia recommends fragrance lamps because of their style and their ability to sanitizerepparttar 105438 air while they fragrance it. "Fragrance lamps are great! And collectable too." She also supplies interior designers who love using fragrance lamps as a decor embellishment. "The La Tee Da lamps work well as an attractive accent piece torepparttar 105439 design scheme and atrepparttar 105440 same time fragrance and sanitize repparttar 105441 room or entire house, and their clients adore them" .Pure indoor air has become a priority with consumers says Sonia. "Women want more than just pretty air; they want clean air at home and atrepparttar 105442 office."

The La Tee Da fragrance lamp catalytic conversion process isrepparttar 105443 same as that used byrepparttar 105444 old time European catalytic burner (effusion lamp) of Justus Von Liebig. Using this catalytic conversion La Tee Da fragrance lamps

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