A Winter Herbal Meditation

Posted by Nathan on 8th Nov 2014

Last weekend, we set our clocks back, and early sunsets ensued. This weekend, the temperature has dropped. Way down. Below freezing at night, and barely above during the day. Even though it's only the … read more

Rose Hip Medicine

Posted by Nathan on 18th Sep 2014

A little over a week ago, I harvested the bulk of the hips from one of our rose bushes. Given the tangle of branches that have developed over the past few years from lack of pruning, the harvesting pr … read more

Dandelion Power!

Posted by Nathan on 11th Jul 2014

I can't remember when exactly I fell in love, but once I did, it was all over. As a child, the bright, yellow flower heads brought joy to summer days. When they went to ghost, I'd run around pluc … read more

The Heart of Feverfew

Posted by Nathan on 23rd Jun 2014

It was a soggy spring, which made for a lot of fast growth in the gardens. Above is a photo of our herb wheel, where an assortment of medicinals and volunteer weeds currently reside. One thing I learn … read more

Spring Detox Herb Harvest

Posted by Nathan on 3rd Jun 2014

Recent Plantain and Nettle HarvestThis is often my favorite time of year. The spring herbs are popping up all over the place in abundance. After a long winter, it's always satisfying to witness Ea … read more