According to Seed Savers Exchange, “Spinach is a nutrient-rich green that is easy to grow in the garden. Spinach requires long days in conjunction with cooler temperatures, so it’s more feasible for growers in the north to save seeds from spinach. We are in the Midwest, so it has the right conditions here.
It’s been just wonderful to have lots of fresh, beautiful organic spinach right out the door this spring and early summer for smoothie-making! Having my potager right outside my kitchen door, gives me creative freedom, utility, and beauty. …
I love experimenting with multitasking plants. I mean, I’ve now eaten most of the weeds that thrive in my somewhat neglected (but highly productive) garden, and it turns out they’re not only edible and beautiful of cakes, a lot of them are extremely nutritious and have some potent medicinal properties….
Do you ever name your plants? Last spring when I brought a little organic rosemary plant home, I wanted to name it Herbie, but after a while, I felt the plant was too feminine to be a ‘Herbie’, so simply Rosemary she became….
If you have access to the great outdoors, you can make simply fabulous natural note cards. Maybe you have your eyes open to what you can collect from nature, as I do….
Essential oils have practically saved my life…a number of times.
And I am not exaggerating!
Since I am allergic to almost all antibiotics, I’ve had to do a lot of research…and find effective alternatives.
If you are not already acquainted with essential oils, this is a quick and easy primer. These top 10 have been invaluable to our family over many years. If used correctly, they can be very effective and safe. We have only had to resort to antibiotics once. ~Jacqueline…