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Thoughts for Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Wednesday May 14, 2014   -   By Edward

A formidable foe, the yellow nutsedge. Instead of cursing it, I admire it as I take my wire weeder and gently pluck out each weed or clump. The nutsedge has amazing survival skills and is proficient in the lacking sandy loam that is my potato patch. I have...

HERBS FOR VEGETABLES, uncooked

Blog: Medicine Woman   -   Sunday March 02, 2014   -   By Elaynn

  Often times at the farmers market where I go, I hear people say that they are vegetarians and therefore don’t use herbs.   What I tell them: “O  Honeee, you don’t know what you’re missing!”  Just one herb can change the...

Everything You Wanted to Know About Dill Weed and ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday March 12, 2013   -   By Arlene

Everything You Wanted to Know About Dill Weed and Then Some© by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery Dill weed is a really unique perennial herbal plant that we grow at Home Farm Herbery not only for its leaves, but also for its...

Say No To GMO's

Blog: Freedom To Grow Our Own Food   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Jason

Pepe makes a prediction: Your health will one day depend on how wealthy you are, since foods will contain more and more GMO. People who can't afford USDA Organic Foods will be at greater risk to the potential hazards posed by GMO'S. Farming...

Announcing the Golden Girls!

Blog: Golden Acres Ranch, LLC   -   Friday September 23, 2011   -   By Bobbie

Our sheep and goats are now available for hire! Recover your landscape in a most charming and environmentally friendly way. Their work is impressive. Take a look at what they can do with kudzu in just a couple weeks. We call them the Golden Girls . Find out...

More Mullein Please!

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Friday April 08, 2011   -   By Jessica

Since antiquity, mankind has used the velvety mullein plant for many purposes. From Roman times, the stem- stripped of the leaves and flowers and dipped in tallow- was carried as a torch in religious processions. Why not make a giant torch eh? Well, they...

Spray Weeds With Vinegar?

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Wednesday July 07, 2010   -   By Blossomfarm

Some home gardeners already use vinegar as a herbicide, and some garden stores sell vinegar pesticides. But no one has tested it scientifically until now. Agricultural Research Service scientists offer the first scientific evidence that it may be a potent...

NATURAL WEED KILLER

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Thursday March 25, 2010   -   By Blossomfarm

NATURAL WEED KILLER Ingredients 36 fl. oz BOILING WATER 2 Tbsp vinegar 2 Tbsp. table salt 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 tsp. powder dishwasher soap Directions Mix all together. Please wear protective eye, hand and body protection.  This is not a selective...

Plain Plantain. Or Is It?

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Monday June 08, 2009   -   By Jessica

I love seeing little herb gardens of plantain growing in the cracks of people's driveways. These "weeds" are far too often plucked out (just like dandelions) but I have my hopes. Do you ever notice how Mother Nature plops down herbs in the most...


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