All About that Borage | a pinch of homestead

Yesterday, we planted borage in our kitchen garden, the strawberry patch, the vineyard and the fedge.

The chickens had been moving over the kitchen garden all winter, scratching, eating and fertilizing the ground. My spade slid into the soil with no resistance.

We decided to plant borage everywhere this year.  It proved to be a successful trap crop in the never ending war against the dreaded Japanese beetle.

Read more here: All About that Borage | a pinch of homestead.