Herbs DIY

5 Books That Could Save Your Life

5 Books That Could Save Your Life

    Why These Books?   So, I’m not a big doomsday prepping-for-the-zombie-apocalypse kind of person, but I don’t have my head buried in the sand either. I don’t think we need to live in fear of what could happen–even though it really could! I mean, […]

The Best FREE Herbal Education Online by Top Herbalists

The Best FREE Herbal Education Online by Top Herbalists

      I have been drawn to herbs for many years. Way back  20+ years ago when I was newly married and we had little babies, we lived in an 800 square foot townhouse. I had only a few square feet to plant anything […]

St. John’s Wort Oil

St. John’s Wort Oil

    The search for St. John’s Wort   I’ve been wanting to make St. John’s Wort oil for some time but I’ve had trouble finding St. John’s Wort or growing it. This year I’ve been trying to get several herbs to grow from seed. I […]

How to Dry Herbs–without a Dehydrator!

How to Dry Herbs–without a Dehydrator!

      When we spend so much time growing or foraging for our medicinal or culinary herbs, we want to make sure that they last with as much taste and medicinal potency as possible! The simplest form of preservation is to dry the herbs. […]

Coltsfoot Honey — A Natural Cough Syrup

Coltsfoot Honey — A Natural Cough Syrup

      Coltsfoot was the first flower I saw this year in March growing on the side of the driveway to our new house. At first they look like dandelions, but unlike dandelions, the flowers come up before the leaves. I quickly looked up […]