Growing Sage: Herbs On the Homestead

Are you thinking about growing sage in your herb garden this season? You should! Here is everything you need to know about growing and using sage around the homestead and in herbal remedies #piwakawakavalley

Egyptian women used to drink sage in tea for increasing fertility. While Hippocrates prescribed this herb for healing. In the Medieval era sage was used after meals to prevent indigestion and at some stage in history, the Chinese traded their finest tea for this sought after herb. The medicinal reputation of sage reflects in its …

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Tips to Harden off Seedlings before Transplanting them in to your Vegetable Garden

If you are growing seedlings for transplanting in to your vegetable garden this season, be sure to harden the seedlings off correctly before moving the baby plants outside to your permanent garden beds. #piwakawakavalley

Plants need plenty of time to grow from seedlings to being mature enough to put in to the garden. Most of the fruit-bearing plants for your vegetable garden are sown inside during the winter season and are transplanted when the spring arrives. Most fruiting vegetables are frost-tender which is why gardeners have to plant the …

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