I have made my own herbal salves and balms for several years, growing and drying my own herbs, infusing them in olive oil and then using coconut oil and beeswax as a solidifier. I had always wanted to make a tallow salve, and I am thrilled with it.
Got a plan for watering your plants this Summer? Always wondered about drip irrigation? Plants love drip irrigation because they get watered evenly at the roots. Add a timer to your drip irrigation and you don't even have to remember to water!
if you live in a cool spot building your own mini polytunnel expands the crop diversity in your garden as well as extending the seasons dramatically. this design is simple and easy to achieve on your own.
Growing tomatoes can be tricky in the cold climate and short warm season of the Pacific Northwest. Here are some things I have learned over the years that have helped me grow great tomatoes in the PNW.