Book Review – Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs – A Beginners Guide

This book is a must have for all beginning herbalists. I do not believe this is an exaggeration in any way. Rosemary Gladstar is an old school herbalist- she was taught by the generations before her. The introduction of her book details her life growing up on a farm and the meat of the guideContinue reading “Book Review – Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs – A Beginners Guide”

How to Build Alpaca Fencing

So really, MrGillis is the authority on this, but until he is willing to sit down and write a post himself, I guess I just have to explain it as best I can, myself. I decided to write this blog, because I am proud of our fencing. Like, really proud. We get complimented on it,Continue reading “How to Build Alpaca Fencing”

Weekend Warriors- The Month Of March

Its been a fairly crazy month here on the Gillis Homestead- We’ve been boiling down sap into syrup all month. But the temps are rising and with rain in the forecast instead of snow (FINALLYTHANKGOD) its probably coming towards  a swift end. We’re happy with the amount we’ve produced tho. Even tho we lost atContinue reading “Weekend Warriors- The Month Of March”

Our Seeds have ARRIVED!

I LOVE Johnny’s Select Seeds. We, LITERALY place our seed order yesterday and THEY ARRIVED TODAY. Now, I get that we’re in Maine and so are they, but seriously, wowzas. Well, most of them arrived at least. Our Onion starts aren’t going to be coming til the end of the month(which is when we’d beContinue reading “Our Seeds have ARRIVED!”