Making apple cider vinegar with apple scraps from a recipe could not be easier. It’s no mess, no worry, and it uses up leftover materials that otherwise would be thrown in the trash. Not only will you not be wasting the remains of the apple, but the resulting vinegar will be pure and unpasteurized, the […]
You may not think of Seaweed as a traditional “herb”, but it is as helpful as they come! Seaweed grows in a huge variety of different shapes, colors, and sizes, and today I’ll be talking mostly about brown algae or kelp which is the most commonly consumed type.
Creating a landscaping hedge around your garden or growing in the wild, Sea Buckthorn makes a beautiful and dramatic bush and highlights its branches with bright orange, incredibly useful berries every season.
You know it’s really Spring in the Northeast when the Rhubarb is ready to harvest. There’s hardly an old farmhouse around here without a Rhubarb patch out back, burgeoning into delicious stalks every May or June. It’s an easy, low maintenance plant to grow and cook with, with a rich history dating back almost three […]
As anyone with a front yard knows, Dandelions are not hard to grow. Thriving in many conditions and popping back up when you try to get rid of them, Dandelions are incredibly healthy and a herb it is easier to work with than against. While the modern image of a perfectly groomed lawn includes none […]
If you live in the Northeastern corner of the United States, chances are you are familiar with Fiddleheads and the excitement that coincidences with their appearance for a few weeks every spring. While many other cultures have used Fiddleheads through the centuries, the fern has become a staple of New England culture.