Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a member of the daisy family and it makes a wonderful addition to your herbal garden. Not only is is a beautiful plant with tiny white petals and a great big yellow center, it’s great for migraine sufferers. Migraine and headache relief is it’s most common medicinal use, but if offers […]
Yarrow is an ancient and potent medicinal wild plant that can be used to treat everything from wounds and bruises to colds and fevers and everything in between. Learn how to harness the healing power of this wild wonder weed!
To look at my garden you wouldn’t know that I once had a hard time growing chamomile! I spent two years fighting to grow a few spindly little plants that only produced a few flowers each. It was so sad. Now my garden overflows with it every year. I was simply growing it wrong! I […]
As an edible landscaper, I get a lot of questions from people about what to plant in their yards – for this sunny spot, and that shady corner, along with my favorite question of all: What edible plants can I incorporate in to my yard? I’m obviously all about edible plants – and with amazing […]
After a long, cold, snowy winter, spring is finally beginning to take hold here in the Ozarks. A quick walk through woods or meadows reveals rising sap in the trees and swelling buds of flowers and leaves. In the garden, Nature’s slow wakening from the Great Sleep is most evident in the growing carpet of […]
I’m not big on growing roses because of how fussy they are but Rugosas are so different! Hardy, beautiful, fragrant and useful in the garden as a living fence and as a nutritious rose hip producer. Love ‘dem Rugosas!