Uses for Peppermint Oil

Uses for Peppermint Oil

There are literally tons of uses for peppermint oil – if you don’t have some, get it and get it now! Peppermint is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion. It has a purifying and stimulating effect on the mind. Research shows that the peppermintRead More…

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Clucking It Up Workshop

Clucking It Up Workshop

We had several projects going on in the Clucking It Up workshop this week. Project 1 from the Clucking It Up Workshop: Steven did a fantastic job reworking an old utility trailer we have. He used all reclaimed wood for the sides and flooring. It was the good stuff too,Read More…

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Maximilian Sunflower

Sunflowers are my all time favorite flower. They seem to me to be a happy flower , always looking towards the sun. Sunflowers are typically an annual plant, however the Maximilian Sunflower is a perennial (meaning you don’t have to replant every year). “Keep your face to the sunshine andRead More…

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Multipurpose Plants

Discover a world of multipurpose plants for your courtyard, terrace, patio or garden. ¬†Each plant modifies it’s environment in some form or fashion. These changes can either support or destroy what is nearby. When we recognize that plants don’t generally stand alone it affects how we plan and place everyRead More…

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Beginning Hydroponics

Something we have become interested in is hydroponics and aquaponics. This is beginning hydroponics 101. We are experimenting with several different models. All on the CHEAP side, using what we have on hand or can purchase relatively inexpensively. We started all of our seeds in dirt (later to be washedRead More…

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Beekeeping in the Spring of 2015

This is a subject I am so excited to begin. We are looking to begin beekeeping in the spring of 2015. We have a friend over at Redstone Queen Bees that is going to teach us what we need to learn. He has recommended that we start with picking upRead More…

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