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Taking the sting out of nettles!

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Stinging nettles may seem like an odd choice of plant to grow, but there’s more to it than it’s sting. Read the post to discover the health benefits for our bodies and our soil. Learn how to dry the leaves to make a nutritious tea. Continue reading

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Sweet dreams are made from chamomile.

Chamomile is one of the easiest herbs to grow in your garden. It’s also incredibly simple to harvest and dry the flowers for a cup of calming chamomile tea. Continue reading

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It’s easy to grow Stevia in your own garden.

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I have tried store-bought Stevia powder in the past and found that it left a strange ‘after taste’ in the mouth, but knowing that homegrown herbs always taste far superior to store-bought, I thought home grown Stevia would be better. It is! Continue reading

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I’ve been very quiet!

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Well it’s 2014 and I realize that I have been very quiet and I’ve neglected to update you all with all the happenings here on the farm. Rest assured that while I may have been quiet I was still very … Continue reading

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Bring in the Heavy Machines!

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Well, the gardening year is coming to an end. Despite the dry season it’s been a very productive year in the garden, with ample quantities of produce. The tomatoes are canned, jams have been made and the freezers are full, … Continue reading

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