Although I love many herbs, Yarrow is one of my absolute favorites. It has been there through hard postpartum times, and during all those cuts and bruises. Foraging for Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium) is simple, easy, something everyone can do (Yes even kids!). They practically everywhere from suburbs to mountains. You will find Yarrow in full […]
Have you ever been foraging for Red Clover? Red clover (Trifolium Pratense) is common across the states, normally you will find this plant in the middle of a sunny area (it can grow in the shade as well though)! Many people take this plant for granted, perhaps they think because farmers use this plant as […]
I’ve always been slightly (okay, a LOT) envious of those people who seem to have a green thumb. All they have to do is look at a plant and it thrives. You know, those people with giant vegetable gardens and beautiful flowers gracing their front yards. The ones who could probably plant an orchid in […]
As I work on my upcoming book about stealthily adding edibles to your landscape, I can’t help but envision a gorgeous summer flowering garden that yields food and herbs as well. Flowers are meant to attract bees and butterflies for pollination to facilitate fruiting. Fortunately for us, they also make a beautiful landscape. Here are […]
After the big to-do making spring garden plans and tending that first round of plants each year, an empty fall garden would be quite sad indeed. When your garden is also your landscape, you don’t want to leave a sudden empty space. While working through prep work for my upcoming edible landscaping book, these plants […]
Pinecone Ginger is not only beautiful but it also smells divine! It is most known in Hawaii, as Awapuhi and was used many years ago as shampoo. It has many other uses though, continue reading the article to find out more about this wonderful plant.