Archive of ‘Herbs’ category

Homemade Medicine Made Simple: Echinacea Tincture

| health care, Herbs, natural health and beauty, natural remedies

echinacea tincture (1 of 1)

No homemade medicine cabinet would be complete without echinacea tincture. It’s easy to prepare, abundantly available, and one of the most reputable herbal remedies. I’m sharing the recipe I use to make our echinacea tincture. The benefits of echinacea purperea tincture are primarily anecdotal and historical as science is giving us mixed reports, but echinacea […] Read more…


Pasture Find

| Farm Scenes, Herbs


{Farm Scenes #30} Most of today’s farm work was spent moving animals. Setting up for the broilers to come out of the brooder… they’re well past the time for doing so, but we’re so far behind with everything right now it hasn’t happened. We set up a paddock for the pigs… and tried to move […] Read more…

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~The Fall Garden~

| 2012 vegetable garden, Herbs, In the Garden, sweet potatoes


It would seem that I’ve topped my month-late August garden update with a two month-late September and October garden update. For the purpose of journaling/record-keeping here is how we fared the last couple of months-  {Main Garden} {Early September}{Early October}{Mid-October}{Late October}{Corn & Pumpkin} {Early September}{Late September}{Early October}{Fall Garden #1}   Kale, Mangel Beets, Parisian Carrots, Purple […] Read more…

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