Solar dehydrating Borage plants
I’ve been thinking about how to dehydrate the Borage plants for eventual salve making. I wanted to be as environmentally conscious and use our Sun for the dehydrating. This made me reflect on a design for a Solar Dehydrator in a book called Solar Gardening by Leandre Poisson and Gretchen Vogel Poisson. There are many topics in this book besides dehydrating and I’d encourage you to take a look. However let’s focus on the Solar Dehydrator:
I really like the simplicity of this dehydrator and decided to put the compost bin to use. I thoroughly cleaned the compost container and added six (6) Borage plants:
I wasn’t really pleased by the lack of temperature in the dehydrator and decided to plug the holes:
Come back as I’ll share more findings as the plants dry!