Herbal Actions Overview
Herbal actions, so they are called, is the general tendency of the herb in the body. Each herb will have a specific herbal action, which we will take a deeper look into further down in the article, and some herbs will have many herbal actions. Continue reading “An Introduction to Herbal Actions”
Welcome to the first post of many dealing with herbs.
Herbs are one of my favorite plants as they provide so many benefits to us as humans and to the ecosystem they’re a part of. There are so many wonderful herbs that will grow in our area it seems almost limitless as the uses and places we can plant them. Just a few benefits of herbs are: Continue reading “All About Herbs”
Today is November 15, 2017 and it is our first expected frost date here in southeast Texas in USDA Zone 9a. This will mark the end of the 2017 Gardening by the Moon series and we will start a new series next year.
With that being said, Continue reading “Gardening by the Moon – End of Year Wrap Up”
Today is another article in the Gardening by the Moon series and today we talk about root vegetables. Today’s moon is the Waning Gibbous, the first phase after a Full Moon. That means today is the day that we plant for Continue reading “Gardening by the Moon – November 8, 2017”
Welcome to a new series on the blog!
I will be sending out alerts to those who would like info on gardening by the moon.* What is gardening by the moon? Why would I want to do that?
The Phases of the Moon
The moon has four phases or quarters lasting about seven days each. Continue reading “Gardening by the Moon – November 3, 2017”
Have you ever heard of a banana circle? It was a recent discovery of mine and one I wondered about for quite some time before deciding to actually install one myself. Bananas are cheap so I figured it would be best to dedicate the room to other types of fruit trees instead of bananas that only produce once and then die. However, there are many benefits to having a banana circle that may entice you to consider one or more into your permaculture design.
Continue reading “What is a banana circle? Why you want one and how to install it.”
Today I want to talk to you about a wonderful type of planting arrangement for your culinary herbs. If you are into permaculture but you have no idea where to start, this is the absolute best thing you can do to get started! By the way, if you have no idea what permaculture is, you can find out by clicking here.
Continue reading “A New Way to Grow More Herbs in Less Space”
When studying permaculture, but before taking my actual design course, I thought that permaculture was mainly about food forests and chicken tractors. If you don’t know what those are, I encourage you to take a look into them. However, now I am beginning to understand a much bigger system.
Continue reading “Discussion of Permaculture Principles & Ethics”