Farm Blog

About my farming journey and lots of gardening resources and tips

Growing Heirloom Corn

GROWING HEIRLOOM RED RUBY CORN   Heirloom varieties are under threat of extinction all around the world. Therefore the more we grow them the better chances for these varieties to survive the hybrid invasion. I try and grow as many rare native varieties of vegetables as possible on my small half-acre farm. Check out my …

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Wildflower Bouquets!

Wild flower bouquets “Where the most beautiful wild flowers grow, there man’s spirit is fed and poets grow” – Henry David Thareau And true to his words, it surely made me write a few lines because there’s something so alluring about wild flowers! They don’t get the limelight that some of the other celebrated flowers …

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Vallarai Keerai Benefits & Delicious Recipes

Vallarai Keerai, commonly known as memory power greens, is a powerful medicinal herb that confers immense health benefits primarily for enhancing brain activity and nervous system functioning, besides helping with joint pain in arthritis, healing stomach ulcers, decreasing stress & anxiety and…being an overall skin and hair tonic too. Phew, this is a power-house greens …

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Benefits of Musumusukkai – A Miracle Green

Let’s look at an interesting and lesser known green called Musumusukkai… Musumusukkai / Mukia maderaspatana belongs to Cucurbitaceae family. This is just to give you the necessary details to google it up in case you aren’t familiar with its common name. I was pleasantly surprised at the scientific name “maderaspatana” as in “Madrasa pattinam” the way …

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