Nine ways to use lavender you probably haven’t thought of! From first aid, to laundry, to cooking, check out nine unique ways to use lavender around your home and benefit from it’s delicate scent.
As those dog days of summer start to roll around, it’s always nice to put your feet up and relax. You have probably been busy working on landscaping and gardening all season long. You deserve a break from all of the outdoor chores. Why not lay back in the hammock or sit on the patio […]
You may be curious about the name “Chasteberry”. Certainly it brings up the notion of chastity. And that’s exactly what it has been used for for centuries. The opposite of an aphrodisiac, it was commonly used by monks and nuns to reduce the “urges of the flesh”. Currently, clinical studies have not shown that it […]
Humans across the globe have been using scented smoke as a tool for many thousands of years. It is a practice that many people find to be relaxing and powerful, and one that persists commonly today. Although it has often taken the form of artificially scented candles and incense sticks, the interaction with each plant […]
I was given this herb at our monthly local produce share. It had the label “tulsi?”. I didn’t know what tulsi was at the time, but when I googled it I found that this herb was definitely not tulsi (AKA holy basil). I was pretty keen to identify it, as I’d already sampled some of […]
Are you like me and enjoy fresh herbs? I enjoy the scent wafting from them as they grow indoors. Many wall-mounted planters are designed to take up small amounts of space yet allow for the productivity of your herbs. You don’t have to have a large space to successfully grow herbs in containers. As a […]