Are you a lover of garlic like I am? I confess, in our household, we eat garlic almost every day! It does not make for the best breath, and we may not make many new friends... But I can tell you, it tastes amazing and garlic certainly holds its ground when it comes to health benefits! We grow organic hardneck garlic here on our property in Northern Maine. Soon, we will be harvesting, drying, saving seed (cloves), eating, and selling some of those beautiful garlic bulbs!
It's that time of year! Time to purchase your garlic seeds for autumn planting! We grow organic hardneck garlic here on our property in Northern Maine. Soon, we will be harvesting, drying, saving seed (cloves), eating, and selling some of those beautiful garlic bulbs! Organic Music and Organic German are our two main garlic, very hearty, very pungent in flavor! If you are curious as to how to grow garlic, please keep reading! Points: Health Benefits of Garlic Basics of Grow
IMMUNITY 101 When early October arrives in Maine, I begin stocking our medicinal arsenal with vitamin C, echinacea tea, elderberry extract, zinc, and vitamin D3. Working in medical centers and with my own practice clients, germs are swirling around constantly! It is my goal year round (but more so in the winter) to strengthen and fortify mine and my family's immune systems. Most of us have had annoying colds and congestion, mean respiratory infections, and the grueling flu.
I treasure botanicals. They are such wondrous medicine! This past summer I re-read two books to remind myself of the great world of herbs and refresh my mind on how to best grow, harvest, and use these green healers! Below are the books I would like to share short reviews on. Perhaps they will compel you to dive into the soil before our autumn leaves us, and winter settles into Maine for nearly 6 long months! Backyard Farming: Growing Garlic: Complete Guide to Planting, G