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How to Dry Calendula Flowers

How to Dry Calendula Flowers

Calendula is one of my favorite flowers- and medicinal herbs. I tend to grow tons and tons of it every year! Not only does it help keep pests away in the garden, but it’s also just so sunny and cheery to look at! What do I do with all my calendula?? I dry it!...
The Pros and Cons of Free Range Chickens

The Pros and Cons of Free Range Chickens

If you close your eyes and picture the perfect homestead, you might have visions of chickens roaming and pecking freely throughout your acreage. Eating tasty insects and filling your coop with eggs containing bright orange yolks. It’s a pretty picture, but is it...
How to Control Cucumber Beetles Organically

How to Control Cucumber Beetles Organically

Cucumber beetles may seem to be a small problem- after all they can’t fall a plant in hours like the squash bug can- but cucumber beetles can actually be bad news for your garden! Cucumber beetles are small yellow and black beetles that are either spotted or...
Growing Basil in Your Backyard Garden

Growing Basil in Your Backyard Garden

Basil is probably one of the most common herbs grow in backyard vegetable gardens. And for good reason! Growing basil has a ton of uses- from making amazing pesto to pairing well with tomatoes in both the garden and in dishes. Growing basil is super easy, and it keeps...