These short, gloomy days when we all we can do is dream of getting knee deep in the garden, sowing seeds and harvesting our bounty, we begin to feel blue. It doesn’t have to be this hard and there is hope in plant magic! In this post you’ll find lifestyle changes to beat the blues […]
Stop buying all those over-the-counter medicines and start using natural remedies to cure some of those common ailments we regularly may suffer from.
Believe it or not, the essential oils you use for cold are different from the ones you should use for flu. It’s impossible to be completely immune, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and loved ones. The good news is that essential oils can help. In this post, we cover the […]
If you have oak trees near you, then you have access to a great bounty of food and medicine. If you want to learn more about how to take advantage of all the oak has to offer, here is an introduction to identifying oak trees, best harvesting practices, preperation and the many beneficial properties of […]
It happens to all of us. That moment, usually not long after eating, when we realize that we have gas. Whether during a business lunch, a mid-afternoon meeting, or even—gasp—toward the end of a promising first date, having flatulence never fails to be embarrassing. At least, it’s embarrassing whenever we’re enjoying the politeness of good […]
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a valuable plant in cooking and in home herbal remedies. All parts of dandelion are usable: flowers, leaves and roots. Dandelion is a blood cleanser and good for the liver, and a great addition to homemade spring detox tea blends.