Herbal Medicine; Homegrown

Although many homesteaders embrace herbal medicine, not everyone realizes how well these traditional medicines work, or that you can grow them on your own land. One obstacle is that many people still equate herbal medicine with superstition, thinking it’s all folklore, of no proven value. But if that were true, it would be a surprise … Continue reading Herbal Medicine; Homegrown

DREAMING of BLTs-WITH HOMEGROWN TOMATOES.

It's time to dream of those summertime sandwiches and BLTs, made with tomatoes you grow in your own yard in pots or the ground. In most areas of the country, mid-May is the ideal time to put in tomatoes because they need warm soil, not just warm sun. They also need consistent moisture, especially while … Continue reading DREAMING of BLTs-WITH HOMEGROWN TOMATOES.