Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

1.Write down your goals.  Do you want to quit your job?  Move to the country?  Have an urban farm?  Homestead on the weekends?  Live a more peaceful, mindful life?  We have been on the path to simplicity and homesteading for about seven years now.  It started with reading books like “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral” by Barbara …

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Creating a beautiful tea garden this year will not only bring great happiness, but also provide free medicine in the garden, help feed the bees and butterflies, and can be grown anywhere from an apartment balcony to a forty acre parcel. Herbs don’t require a lot of water once they are established so they can survive …

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An Apothecary Garden is an important addition to any farm whether your plot is an apartment balcony or large acreage.  Herbs easily grow in pots on the porch or a south window in the house or in their own space in the garden.  (Rosemary increases focus and memory) Apothecary gardens have been a staple in every culture around …

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