Drying your own herbs is a time-honored tradition going back as far as gardening itself. There are several methods you can employ to keep the herbs potent in power and flavor. You don’t have to have fancy equipment to do it right! Herb drying isn’t difficult and can be a wonderful way to keep your […]
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Brahmi (Bacopa monniera) is important in ayurvedic medicine and generally regarded as a nerve and brain tonic. Here’s how I grow and use brahmi at Eight Acres.
Plants can be grown for their healing purposes as well as nutrition. Here’s a list of what we have in our herb garden this year, and some of their uses as remedies.
Fresh herbs add delightful flavor and fragrance to foods. You can’t get any fresher than snipping leaves and springs from your own homegrown plants right before meal preparation. Click the link below to see how to grow some of my favorite culinary herbs from seed:
Growing herbs on your kitchen windowsill is a practical way to bring the growing garden indoors. One benefit is that it’s easy to have fresh herbs at your fingertips to snip off and add while preparing a meal. Another is that you don’t have to worry so much about the herbs being contaminated with dirt […]