Blackberries! They have thorns, they grow wild here in the PNW, and they only have juicy yummy berries a month out of the whole year! But did you know these have proven anti-cancer properties and other medicinal benefits? They also make a wonderful tea. Come see why this ‘weed’ is really our friend!
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.
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.
You know it’s really Spring in the Northeast when the Rhubarb is ready to harvest. There’s hardly an old farmhouse around here without a Rhubarb patch out back, burgeoning into delicious stalks every May or June. It’s an easy, low maintenance plant to grow and cook with, with a rich history dating back almost three […]
As anyone with a front yard knows, Dandelions are not hard to grow. Thriving in many conditions and popping back up when you try to get rid of them, Dandelions are incredibly healthy and a herb it is easier to work with than against. While the modern image of a perfectly groomed lawn includes none […]