Growing & Foraging for Mullein (Plus Harvesting & Preserving tips!)

Growing & Foraging for Mullein (Plus Harvesting & Preserving tips!)

In this post, you’ll learn how to forage for mullein flowers, leaves, and roots, then how to harvest and preserve them! Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) is a favorite summer plant to forage! It has a unique look and lots of healthy benefits. Once you learn about mullein and the things you can make from it,…

Peas – Growing and Care

Peas – Growing and Care

(Pisum sativum) Fresh, raw peas are basically the candy of the garden, in my humble opinion. Eat them by the handful, the bowlful, the bucketful… They’re also one of the earliest crops you can harvest, thanks to being one of those few crops that can withstand light frosts and cold, early spring temperatures. Some early…

Kilimanjaro White Marigolds – Plant Spotlight

Kilimanjaro White Marigolds – Plant Spotlight

Plant: Annual flowering plant. Tagetes erecta. Seeds obtained from: https://www.rareseeds.com/catalog/product/view/id/1137/s/kilimanjaro-white-marigold/category/390/ About: Lovely cream-and-white tall marigolds! These plants grow well over a foot with minimum encouragement, but are fully capable of reaching 3 ft in height or more! Notes Germination rates were fair: a little over 1/2 of the seeds planted ended up germinating. Seeds were…