Top 10 Tips for Making Your Home Look Like a Cottage
There comes a point in everyone's life when you are so completely ready to get away from it all. You start daydreaming about secluded cottages during work
DIY Wine Bottle Ideas for Garden | 26 Empty Wine Bottle Projects
If you have got empty wine bottles in your home then these DIY wine bottle ideas for garden and home will interest you for sure.
How to Make Dandelion Syrup - A Magical Life
Daryl has made dandelion syrup several times with our kids and it’s always a big hit. Not only is it fun, but the syrup tastes delicious and it’s full of vitamins from the dandelions. It’s also a great vegan substitute for honey, with a similar color and taste. Although it’s the dead of winter right …
How to grow Moringa in cold climates
Moringa is called the miracle tree. We specialize in Moringa Stenopetala, also called African Moringa. Moringa is also called the drumstick tree or the horseradish tree.
10 Hardy Medicinal Herbs for Your Homestead Apothecary
Grow or wild craft these hardy medicinal herbs as part of your homestead apothecary. Take advantage of the herbal abundance around you.
42 Plants for Your Edible Landscape in Zone 3 or higher | Joybilee® Farm | DIY | Herbs | Gardening |
42 hardy plants to sneak into your edible landscape in zone 3, inspired by Gardening like a Ninja.
Our 2018 Foraging Wrap-Up - A Magical Life
This past year was a pretty good year for foraging for our family. We foraged several hundred pounds of wild foods total, including some that were new to us. We also foraged quite a nice variety of wild foods and medicinal plants — 35 different kinds! We foraged in our own back yard, in parks, …
Three Ways to Use Elderberries & Elderflowers to Ward Off Sickness (Besides Elderberry Syrup)
Everybody knows how effective elderberry syrup is at beating the flu, but there are many other ways to use elderberries and elder flowers to get healthy. Some even work better than elderberry syrup! Here are three great medicinal remedies you can make with elderberries and elder flowers.
Learn How to Grow Organic Jerusalem Artichokes
Jerusalem artichokes, or sunchokes, are delicious, potato-like root vegetables. Learn how to grow them with these growing tips and tricks.
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50 Deer resistant flowers, plants and herbs - A Magical Life
Are deer treating your landscaping plants like a buffet line? One easy remedy is to plant flowers and plants that deer tend to avoid, either because they are toxic, smell bad to them or have textures that they find unpleasant. Here’s a round-up of 50 flowers, plants and herbs that deer tend to dislike. All …
16 Ridiculously easy seeds to plant in your first garden - A Magical Life
If you’re new to flower and vegetable gardening, it can seem overwhelming. There are so many varieties of flowers, herbs and vegetables to plant. Some need to be started indoors six to eight weeks (or longer) before transplanting into the garden. Some need very long growing seasons or special conditions. Some seeds need to be …
20 Herbs you can grow in shade
Just because your yard is partially shaded doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own herbs this summer. Plenty of herbs actually prefer partial or dappled shade, especially in warmer climates. You often hear that herbs are sun-lovers, but its surprising how happy many herbs are in shade. In our zone 4 Minnesota garden, we …