I’ve been taking many herbal classes lately. This totally caught my eye! I had to reblog this awesome article by Planning an Ozark Homestead:
If you like tea and are thinking of starting an tea herb garden, here are some herbs to consider. Lemon Verbena – Said to improve digestion, joint pain and fever reducer Mint – Is used for digestive disorders, abdominal pain and stomach cramps Thyme – Said to calm stomach problems and sore throat. Chamomile – […]
via Starting a Tea Garden — Planning an Ozark Homestead
Take a peek inside the potting shed!! I will be planting LOTS of seeds this year. I had gotten a HUGE seed lot a few years back:
So it’s going to be very handy this year, when times are lean and I couldn’t afford to buy anything!
I started some seeds downstairs in my growroom, and some are in the kitchen:
And the rest are in the downstairs grow room, which seriously needs attention, but the DOOR is cute 🙂
Maya Angelou told it like it is! I am so sick of snow and ready for Spring. I have my seed starting flats out and went through two bags of starting mix already! Being I am in Zone 5b, I have PURPLE peas and tomatoes and peppers growing downstairs under awesome grow lights. I am READY!
I have started gardening my 1800 square foot basement. This is easier said than done. Over the summer, when we were still financially flush, I ordered some LED grow lights and Happy Frog potting soil and a bunch of seeds, planning to plant them in the Spring.
Well, I couldn’t wait, and now there’s stuff growing in my basement. Strawberries, Mint, Calendula, Marigolds, Begonias, and now I’ve planted spinach, carrots and peppers and am awaiting their germination 🙂
I hung a canvas cloth 2/3 of the way into the basement (which has been likened by a friend to a bowling alley!) to help retain heat on that end, since it contains a huge old radiator, which is heated by our outdoor wood furnace.
Today’s chicken menu, one organically-well-fed Tomato Hornworm, if you can find it!