Calendula, a miracle flower–it can be used as a tea to improve body health, to make dye, topically for cuts and abrasions, or simply just to grace your garden. Follow along with Kristi as she shares what she has learned about how to dry and use this lovely flower.
- Kristi Stone
Kristi, a homeschooling mom, lives in Riverside County, Southern California with her husband and two of her three children. Though she has been gardening for years, she and her family have not always sought to live closer to the land. As the homesteading movement began to pick up speed, she and her husband became more interested in vegetable gardening, planting fruit and nut trees, and raising laying hens and rabbits--all on .18 of an acre. Eventually Kristi's family would love to move to a larger parcel of land, but for now, Kristi is contented to learn all about homesteading, eeking out every bit of knowledge she can and blogging about much of it at TheMindtoHomestead.com.
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