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How To Make An Herbal Tea

Yes, teas are that simple.  By covering the tea while it steeps, you are keeping the essential oils in the tea.  Otherwise, the essential oils can evaporate into the air along with the steam.  Also, you can substitute a tablespoon of fresh herbs for the dried herbs.  You can also add herbs such as lemon … Read More


Herbs: An Overview

An Overview of Herbs- For growing, using, and enjoying! When thinking of gardening, cooking, eating healthy, one cannot get away from the beauty and necessity of herbs.  Regardless of your goal- to grow healthy food for you and your family, to attract butterflies, to make your gardens beautiful or to simply delight your senses- herbs … Read More


How To Make An Herbal Tincture

How To Make An Herbal Tincture It’s easy to make medicine in your own kitchen from herbs grown in your own garden! The essential oils and herbal essences are soluble in alcohol (drinking alcohol, not rubbing alcohol) making alcohol a better solvent than vinegar for making tinctures.  Once the menstrum (plant material and solvent) has … Read More


Begin With The End In Mind

How To Grow The BEST Garden Ever! There is no right or wrong answer to these questions. The answers  are simply what they are, however those answers will determine what foundational work will be done (such as soil amendments) and what plants will be chosen.  Also, if the space is meant for seating or dining, … Read More