I discovered calendula a couple of years ago. As I started to look into healing herbs and how to incorporate them into our life, calendula was a name that popped up often and for good reason. Calendula is a beautiful and ancient annual flower with bright orange and yellow daisy or marigold type flowers. As
When you read some of the ingredients in our products you are likely to see different oils listed. Ever wonder what all those oils are used for? Probably one of our most commonly used oils is Olive Oil. Olive Oil gives soap a mild creamy lather with small bubbles. A soap made with 100% Olive
Vermicomposting is the use of worms to compost kitchen scraps for use in your garden. Eisenia fetida also known as red wiggler worms are commonly used to break down organic food into compost. If given the right living conditions- air, warmth, moisture and food, red wigglers can consume about half their weight in food each day.
The other day while working in the barn I heard my boyfriend call my name in that concerned voice of his. As I stepped out in the blistering cold winter air, my boyfriend was walking towards me with an all but bald chicken in his arms. “What’s wrong with her?” His worried face searched
What is homesteading? It’s a term you hear more and more these days but what exactly does it mean? The basic concept of homesteading is a back to basics approach to living. It may involve growing your own food, or making your own items or even going completely off the grid. In today’s world
Dandelions…they are everywhere this time of year. Not long ago, Dennis would be pulling his hair out trying to rid his pristine lawn of those rascally weeds. Then we bought a farm…and got goats…and started dabbling in making our own soaps, creams and salves. And we found out those pesky weeds are actually beneficial. Goats