Category Archives: Gardening

How To Braid Garlic (Illustrated Step by Step)

You carefully planted your garlic last fall. You cared for it all spring: watching its water, fertilizing a few times, weeding the patch well. Sometime around July you harvested a bundle of gorgeous bulbs and dutifully hung or laid them … Continue reading

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Planting Garlic – A Fall Favorite

Leaves are turning golden, days are bright yet shorter, and it’s time for one of my favorite chores in the garden: PLANTING GARLIC! I have blogged my ‘how to’s a few times on this blog and have several links to … Continue reading

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It’s Garlic Time!

Garlic is a kitchen staple around here. I put it in basically EVERYTHING but cereal and believe it is a big reason my immune system is so strong and healthy. Garlic is truly a super food, plus it’s really fun … Continue reading

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Homestead Update: July 1 2014

Late again – but July has been busy already with Fiber Friends, a growing garden, and lots of hot buns in the barn to take care of. So, without further delay, let me take a quick pause to reflect on … Continue reading

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