Here’s herb girl doing another book review on an herb book – shocker! Read on for our book review of The Cook’s Herb Garden, by Cox and Moine! It was a small, no-nonsense book that covered it’s topic well and, of course, had lovely graphics (a must for me) and simple information on herbs any cook might use in their kitchen. Continue reading “Book Review The Cook’s Herb Garden”
The first-first thing I want to say is, read the directions to learn how to process raw honey with an extractor. It’s such a basic step and one I too often neglect in my zeal to try a new thing! We’ve processed quite a bit of honey over the years but this was our first time using a honey extractor and, may I just say, hallelujah! Can I get an amen?!! Here it is, how to process raw honey with an extractor… Continue reading “How to process raw honey with an extractor”
When you capture a swarm of bees, you end up with free bees. Free bees are always a good idea! Continue reading “How to Capture a Swarm of Bees”
Herbs with purple flowers have always had a fascination for me. Borage is a great example, despite its less than romantic name. Turns out that it has many uses in the garden and on the homestead.
Need to get started with bee keeping but aren’t sure where to begin? Here are some basic bee keeping tips for newbies. Continue reading “How to Prepare for Bee Keeping”