Every time I go out I’m reminded of the massive amount of food that goes to waste in lawns and yards across America. We see it all the time. Fruit trees with fruit rotting on the ground because no one was there to pick it. Well, I do. I am an urban forager and foraging […]
One of the first things we can forage for in the spring is asparagus–and boy is it a treat! Do you have wild asparagus near you? Do you know where to look?
Chaga is a fungi that has been used in herbal remedies for centuries. Read on to learn where to find it, when to harvest, and how to use chaga.
Grape hyacinth aka “muscari” is a hotly debated weed in the gardening forums (if you cant believe that!). Some garden enthusiasts love it’s cheery color, it’s easy reproduction and how, as a weed, it usually dies off before it can choke out more desirable plants. Others hate how easily it takes over and how difficult […]
I love learning about the plants and their uses in my area, so I try to identify as many as possible. You might be familiar with the Redbud tree, but did you know that you can eat the blossoms? I had no idea and was so excited to learn about them and the medicinal uses […]
Ever look out across your yard and think there is just a bunch of weeds in your grass, maybe brambles on the side of the road. Or perhaps you see just weeds and such growing out in your pasture? Did you know that many of those ‘weeds’ are edible and medicinal? No? That is ok, […]