The Jojoba plant (pronounced “ho-ho-ba”) produces valuable seeds that can be rendered into a helpful oil, and it is one of few plants that thrive in the deserts where drought is common. Its woody branches can brighten up sparse, dry landscaping and it has been used by Native Americans for a variety of purposes for […]
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.
Mullein is an attractive plant with velvety leaves and pleasant, rosette-like flowers. An ancient helpful herb, Mullein has been part of healing gardens for centuries and continues to help gardeners today.
The hardiness of Comfrey makes it a great addition to your herb garden, and its many medicinal uses mean it can be a valuable herb in your home as well. With delicate purple flowers, comfrey is both beautiful and useful.
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.
Can you hear the buzzing in your ear? That’s a biting bug and it’s out to irritate you! As a mosquitos favourite meal, I’ve compiled my best tips to help you deal with the mosquito!