Growing and Harvesting goldenrod

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting with goldenrod. Goldenrod is a dye plant that produces different variations of yellow color. It is also known by its scientific name Solidago species. The different variations of yellow come with using different types of metal compounds called mordant. For more details about the use of … Read more

Growing and harvesting Lavender

growing and harvesting lavender

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Lavender. Lavender is known for its fragrant flowers and aromatic foliage. It is also relatively easy to flower. There are many different types/ varieties of lavender flowers. Do choose them according to the level of hardiness. The English lavender and it’s hybrids (Lavenda Angustifolia and L. … Read more

Growing and harvesting winter squash

growing and harvesting winter squashes

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting winter squash. Winter squash can be a few different varieties. Winter squashes are all from the cucurbit family and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The taste does vary as well some are easier to grow than some. I have grown this last … Read more