Rose Cordial

This rose cordial is simple, but it really captures the complexity and beauty of a summer rose! Sip a small amount as an after dinner treat, or add a splash of Rose Cordial to fruit, ice…

What grows where you grow?

There is something special about the plants that grow near us. They are exposed to the same environment as we are – the same air, water, weather and the same seasons. Because of this, I believe…

Community Herbal Medicine for All

Planting a Seed is Powerful This summer, I had an obsession with seed saving. It all started with a friend and former student of mine. She is a continual inspiration to me. She puts things into…

Plants Need Probiotics Too!

Similar to our own digestive systems, plants need many beneficial microorganisms to be healthy. Think about burrowing down under the rich, fertile earth, as an earthworm perhaps. The cool humus holds you close, and provides everything…

Foraging for Wild Foods

Every spring, I look forward to the “weeds” growing in my yard, garden and the wilds around us. Gathering wild food and eating it satisfies something primal inside of me. Maybe it is the connection to…

Growing an Herb Garden

There is nothing like getting to know an herb by growing it in your garden. I enjoy learning to recognize each plant in every stage of its life. From the time it is a tiny seed,…