One of the biggest reasons backyard gardeners list for growing their own food is the desire to limit chemicals in their diet. After a season or two of growing your own fruits & veggies, it can be easy to see why big commercial farmers might resort to spraying and sprinkling their crops with chemicals. There […]
We are so proud of our kohlrabi patch…we love kohlrabi! But, wait a minute! There are some unexpected guests in the garden. Watch our video to see what we discovered.
As gardeners, we hope and pray that “this year” we don’t experience the wrath of garden pests. But every year, those darn buggers (pun intended) appear. This year, we are armed with Neem Oil! Come along to learn about Neem Oil, and organic pest control!
After my success using neem oil to control insects around the farm and to cure my toenail fungus (how I use neem oil), I did a lot of reading about neem oil and I was keen to try to harness its properties as an anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory to help heal skin. Neem oil itself is […]
In this post I explain how I use neem oil as an insect repellent on myself, my chickens and in the garden and kitchen, as well as clearing up a nasty toe fungus! The uses for neem oil are endless, read more in this post on Eight Acres the blog.