Just before the cold sets in, God leaves us a final parting gift before winter hibernation. The black walnut tree is ready for harvest. We had been purchasing an herbal mixture for our goats. When we realized the main ingredient was black walnut hull.
root cellars are easier to build and use than you might imagine and they solve so many problems in storing root crops like potatoes, carrots, beets, onions. In one of the comments it tells where someone sunk a dishwasher in the ground as a root cellar.
Root Cellars: Store Fresh Food with no Electricity
How to Make a Tincture: It does not matter what size jar you use as long as the top one quarter is liquid. Dry herbs lose their potency within a year. Fresh herbs rot soon after harvest. Tinctures preserve and extract the medicinal properties of an herb i
Before bringing home your first goat: before your goats get settled, you can compile this list (and more) to keep your goats happy and healthy! Print out a free checklist to make it easier to get your goat home without a lot of stress.