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Growing Potatoes in Containers: An Experiment

Part one of an experiment in which I attempt to grow potatoes in various containers.

Garlic Infused Honey

Everyone knows garlic as the ubiquitous kitchen seasoning that it is, but there are fewer people who realize that they can use this versatile bulb medicinally! One way to combine those two purposes is to make Garlic Infused Honey.

Freezing Chickweed for Later

Abundant chickweed is no pest! The useful herb is best harvested in early spring and frozen to use later.

Lacto-fermented Cranberry Apple Butternut Relish

Cranberries are so ubiquitous to fall feasts, why not try something new? Give your next dinner table a bit of zip with a salty, sour, sweet fermented cranberry relish!

Using Motherwort for Grief

Grief is a powerful thing. It is terrible, but necessary. Grief is a mix of many large emotions, and it is a state that we each experience in different ways. It is inescapable – we will each of us grieve at some point in our lives. Grief is the river of tears that carries us…

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Book Review: Artisan Drinks by Lindy Wildsmith

If you need a quick guide to making all sorts of delicious drinks – boozy or non-alcoholic – grab a copy of Lindy Wildsmith’s “Artisan Drinks.”

Elderflower & Lemon Cordial Recipe (The Boozy American Kind!)

Make a sweet, sour, boozy drink with lemon and fresh elderflowers. It’s easy and delicious on its own or in summer cocktails!

Cultivating the Wild: Gardening with Kids

When you get bored of a hobby, invite your little ones to join you. Let their bright view reawaken the magic for you, like the wee pixie has done for me with her first garden.

Raspberry Allergy?

A look at a growing allergy to raspberry and other foods with latex and salicylates.

DIY Damiana Love Potion

Make yourself a bottle of Love Potion Number 9 with this aphrodisiac cordial made with Damiana, honey, and other invigorating herbs!

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