Thought to originate in Syria, borage is now naturalized throughout most of Europe and the United States. It flourishes as a weed near houses and on rubbish heaps. While many modern gardeners consider it a nuisance, it was traditionally grown in gardens to use as an herb, for its edible flowers, and for its ability to increase the yields of honey.
If you finely chop citrus rinds and sprinkle them on the mulch in your garden, they keep neighborhood cats, dogs and other critters away from your veggies. I guess animals don’t like the smell of the orange oil. I’ve been using this method in the front garden and it’s working.
Herbal remedies for delayed placenta, hemorrhaging, afterpains, night sweats, varicositites, hemorrhoids, difficulty urinating, tears and episiotomies, sitz bath, and postpartum sitz bath by Demetria Clark published in Midwifery Today
Tips For Planting Garlic 1. Break a garlic bulb apart into individual cloves, being careful to keep the papery skins covering each clove intact. 2. Fill a quart jar with water and mix in 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of liquid seaweed. 3. Soak the cloves in this mixture for 2 hours prior to planting to prevent fungal disease and encourage vigorous growth.