Category / herbs

May 5, 2014
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you are like me, sometimes, it’s just so hard to know what to get Mom for her special day. I learned about this new company, Modern Sprout, that started with a vision to be able to organically grow plants anywhere. I love that they make it…

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February 19, 2014
  I love using scented and flavored infused oils in beauty products, health products, and in the kitchen. Today, I thought that I would share with you how simple it is to make your own infused oils right from the garden. There are many processes and techniques out there, from distillation to vodka. However, I…

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September 16, 2013
Fresh herbs and flowers dry along side mini-potatoes and garlic on vintage flower bulb drying trays. Like most chicken keepers, I love spending time in the garden. Each year I plant and grow plenty of herbs for the family and the chickens.  In the summer, the girls enjoy nibbling on the fresh herbs. However, as the…

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March 12, 2013
Inside the hydroponic green house where vegetables and herbs thrive. A little while back, I had the pleasure of touring a wonderfully unique hydroponic farm on Cape Cod.  E & T Farm is simply amazing.  Eighteen years ago, they began as beekeepers and began pollinating the local cranberry bogs.  From there the farm grew. As…

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July 10, 2011
Some of my herbs were starting to flower.  When this occurs, I harvest when the flowering bud is still closed.  By doing this, the flavor and potency of the herb is preserved. Harvesting and drying herbs is easy and a very rewarding process.Read moreHarvesting and Drying Herbs

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June 7, 2011
    Summer is almost upon us.  My daughter and I today took a trip to the local garden center to purchase more herbs for our herb garden and our chickens.  This year, we have decided to place the herb garden in the mulched beds around and near the chicken coop. We thought it was…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.