Herb · How to Grow · Profile

Basil: How To Grow – Herb of the Month

Basil stats/requirements at a glance Ease of Raising: 2/5 – Very Easy, weekly check-ups Water: 4/5 – A good amount (daily, especially in a container) Sun: 3-5/5 – Full sun (can be grown in dappled shade) Training: 5/5 – Absolutely, prune regularly to shape Fertilise/Feeding: 1/5 – Minimal (at least in the growing season) Time… Continue reading Basil: How To Grow – Herb of the Month

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Homesteading · Propagation

Propagation: Alternatives to Artificial Rooting Hormone – Honey as Rooting Hormone

As part of being a gardener striving for natural and more wallet friendly alternatives I was on the lookout for a substitute to artificial rooting hormone. I had several problems with the store bought stuff: They give you so much that I can’t possibly use up everything before it expires. You get three different kinds,… Continue reading Propagation: Alternatives to Artificial Rooting Hormone – Honey as Rooting Hormone