One of the herbs I love growing most is basil. It’s quick growing, easy to take care of, and grows plentiful. I think it’s also one of the most flavorful herbs you can grow fresh. Compared to its dry, store-bought counterpart, homegrown basil makes a world of difference. But what to do when you have […]
Sometimes harvesting a delicious treat from your garden is too easy. If you have even a single chamomile plant, you can make yourself a tasty cup of tea with little time or skill required.
Herbs aren’t just for cooking. They’re also great for attracting bees and butterflies to your garden to help with pollination. See how easy it is with this step-by-step guide to growing herbs.
I have turned into a dedicated, pressure canning momma. Like most people, I was more than a little intimidated by it but after getting comfortable with water bath canning, pressure canning was a breeze! In the last two years, I have learned how to can meats, veggies, and stock (both meat and vegetable stock). With […]
Digestive upsets are common in the festive season, but they easily treated with herbal remedies. Indigestion and many other stomach problems respond well to simple home remedies. Keep bags of chamomile, peppermint and ginger teas in the cupboard for the holiday season – or make your own herbal infusions with dried or fresh herbs.
Herb teas and herbal infusions are healthy and refreshing drinks on hot summer days. Most herbal teas taste great cold; add a few ice cubes, a little honey or a few slices of lemon to ice cold herbal tea for a thirst quencher