How to Grow Roses from Cuttings (Edible Roses)

 

What if I told you that you could increase your rose garden for free? Or even start your rose garden for free? Also, that the free rose garden you grow can produce edible roses that will add high amounts of vitamin c to your diet? Wait, are roses edible? Yup, they sure are!

 

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Rose Tea Benefits and Damask Roses

You are probably wondering. I have all of these roses in my yard, I wonder if I can use them for tea? I wonder what I do with these roses? Is there a special kind of rose that is good for tea? No worries my friend not only are there great ways to preserve flowers for tea but there are lots of...

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6 Tips on How to Grow an Herbal Tea Garden

Herbs can be a great place for the beginner gardener to start. Many types of herbs are easy to grow, and these tips will have you soon growing herbs like a pro. 

You read The Secret Garden as a little girl and imagined the vast walls of climbing plants surrounding that quiet, beautiful...

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Growing Herbs in Pots (And Perennials)

There are plenty of reasons a full-on garden isn't an option for many people, but growing herbs in pots provide options for growing something wherever you are.

Before we start:

This herbal information is just that, information. This blog post and I DO NOT INTEND to treat, cure, or diagnose any...

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How to Harvest Herbs Efficiently - Top 5 Harvest Tools

There are many tools available to speed up the herb harvest process. Today, I’m going to share my top five simple and affordable tools I use at harvest time.

Before we jump in with my favorite tools for harvesting herbs, let’s talk about how you’re going to use the herbs once...

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10 Herbs to Grow for Tea

Planting an herbal tea garden is a fantastic way to add health and joy to your home. There are ten herbs that I recommend for any tea enthusiast, and the following herbs are easy to grow with countless uses and flavor combinations.

Don’t forget your herb harvesting tools! We have our top...

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BEST MEDICINAL HERBS TO GROW IN THE SHADE GARDEN

There is one place in the yard. You know the one. Not much will grow there. But you're looking to use all of your spaces and use them well. 

Whether you are growing food or growing your own medicine, it is essential to use up every little space and get the most out of it.

That shaded place in...

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Growing and Using Peppermint For Medicine

Two words.

Chocolate. Mint.

OK! That concludes this blog post!

Just kidding! Two of my favorite flavors are chocolate and mint but today we are going to just chat about Peppermint.

Not only is it tasty with chocolate, but it also shines when it comes to digestive health, cooking, headaches and...

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How We Failed in Our Fall Garden

 

"Failures are a part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you won't change." -unknown.

Our gardens this last year have been quite the learning process. Our broccoli was full of bugs, the cabbage went from planting last fall until this fall to mature. A section in...

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The Feast of St. Fiacre - Our Farm's Patron Makes Today Special

So this special day snuck up on me rather quickly. Thank you to our friend and dear customer for reminding me that this day was in fact TODAY and not tomorrow, I almost missed it!

When we picked the name of our farm we did not have our business in mind per say. Rather we wanted to name this...

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What To Do With Rose Petals? (Medicinal & Culinary uses)

It's that time of year here on the farm when we are harvesting roses to preserve for oils, salves, teas and other culinary uses.

Do you have rose bushes in your yard and hoping to figure out what to do with those lovely blooms, aside from them adorning your landscaping? They are so beautiful,...

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MEDICINAL AND CULINARY USES FOR BACHELOR BUTTONS

How many of you are growing a garden this year? How many of you have flowers in your garden? How about medicinal flowers?

We started our garden out with just things that could be eaten. It was a way to help cut down the food cost and to know the story of where our food was coming from. Which...

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