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Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup

There are only a few dandelions in my yard this year, which is the opposite of a problem as far as most people are concerned! NOT...

Soapwort Recipes: Green Cleaning from your Garden!

Soapwort is a versatile plant and it is easy to grow, harvest, and use around the home. It will clean skin, lace, quilts, hair, bodies, even household...

Let’s Talk About: Goldenrod Recipes and Remedies

Goldenrod, Solidago, Golden Dagger! Many people take one look at goldenrod and run in the other direction, sneezing and coughing, but goldenrod is NOT the...

Recipe Box: Queen Anne’s Lace Flower Jelly

As I've discussed before, sometimes I think my neighbors must hate me for harboring a yard of unwanted pests and dingy weeds.  We encourage our...

Eat your weeds! Dandelion Fritter Recipe

I looked around my yard yesterday, and realized with a gasp that all of the dandelions that were proliferating on my path had gone, poof! ...

Foraging and Creating Violet Herbal Remedies

Well folks, now that I've shaken winter off like I shake sand crabs off my toes at the beach, I'm ready to share what's been...

Chickweed as an Herbal Ally

Poor Little Chickweed Hush now, don't tell! I'm harboring a fugitive. She is constantly under attack by my neighbors for being a pest - they...