August 22, 2017

DIY

Harvest your own Aloe from an Aloe Vera Plant!

Aloe Vera plants are hardy and an adorable addition to any container garden. However, they are also incredibly useful! I purchased a tiny little aloe vera plant years ago and named him Octo. He began to flourish and grow like crazy so I began to research how I could make use of the wonderful aloe inside each leaf. After pouring over tons of online material, I came up with this method which is a mishmash of lots of what I read! To remove the leaves, you can either slice them off close to the stalk with a sharp knife or…