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Harvesting, Preserving, and Propagating Spring Herbs

Each year in early to mid-spring, my perennial herbs start putting on huge amounts of new growth. In order to keep those plants tame, make them bushier, keep evergreens from becoming woody, and delay premature flowering, harvesting quite a bit of that early growth is necessary. It seems counter intuitive to harvest heavily when plants… Continue reading Harvesting, Preserving, and Propagating Spring Herbs

Herbs · Inspiration · potager

What to Grow in Your Potager (including a list of 30 categories of plants to consider)

It can be difficult to think beyond the grocery store, or the farmers market, when deciding what kind of food to grow on your homestead. Every recipe we know, every cookbook we have, tend to rely only on the readily available ingredients most of us can access. Yet, the most thrilling part about having your… Continue reading What to Grow in Your Potager (including a list of 30 categories of plants to consider)

Herbs

How to Plan An All-Purpose Herb Garden

If you are looking for inspiration on starting an all-purpose herb garden for cooking, teas, medicine, livestock, and more -- take a look at my post over at the amazing Morning Chores homesteading reference website. https://morningchores.com/herb-garden-planning/ While you are there, check out a few more herb-related posts to give you plenty of inspiration to create… Continue reading How to Plan An All-Purpose Herb Garden