Want to grow and dry your own herbs? Have you tried it and wound up with a moldy mess? Don't worry - it's easy and takes less than 5 minutes to dry herbs in your own home, with tools you already own! Because we regularly harvest plant material from our native prairie, we have a … Continue reading How to dry catnip, oregano, basil, and other leafy herbs
Our prairie is now 2 years old, but we forgot to report on it's first year growth. Maybe it's because we were embarrassed of how it looked. There was so much uncertainty and fear that first year. We planted at the end of May 2017. Right after planting, we had a month and half without … Continue reading Why does a first year prairie look like garbage?
Something amazing happened this summer. It was, at first, utterly devastating - but in the end was so unbelievable. The summer of 2017 was extremely hot and dry. I don't remember any rain in June or July - and at our farm, the sandy soil was as hot as an asphalt driveway. None of our … Continue reading Resurrection – A tree comes back from the Dead
We started Duffy Meadows in October of 2016. Back then, it was just some land and a dream. What was the dream? To have the ability to research various aspects of human, animal, and plant health - to put it broadly. When we tell people we own a research and consulting company, they want to … Continue reading The Beginning