Back after a hiatus! How many has that been now????? Three? Oopsies....sorry.
Our chickens are still clucking, and our little plant business is still growing. The cold weather has hampered our efforts a bit, so we won't have as much to sell, but we'll definitely have enough to plant. We've tried to streamline what we sell based on what we want to plant so we don't have quite so many varieties this year. We'll have to wait and see what happens.
I plan to strategically plant herbs this year. What does that mean, you ask? Individual plots is the answer! Between what my mother in law wants to sell to those who use herbs for alternative means (i.e. not illegal means!!) and what I want to harvest, I need individual plots to keep things straight. This is very exciting for me, as this year I plan to create some holistic remedies with my herbs. First up is calendula salve, which is basically marigold flowers, but it's a much better alternative to triple antibiotic ointment for minor cuts and scrapes. I'd love to learn how to distill oils, so we may try that in the future.
I hope to update more often...and I know I say this each time I post! With no homework requirements, hopefully I will able to stick with this!