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Things I love: Silly Searches

Here we go again, folks! As much as I am a plant nerd, I'm a social media nerd. I love delving into search engine analytics to see just what brought people to my site. What exactly do the internet spiders and sentient algorithms think that I'm doing over here? To shed some light, here are a few searches that ...

Goldenrod and Ginger Wine – One Gallon Recipe

Goldenrod plants in full bloom I'm a fan of weeds and wine, as you well may know. I'm particularly a fan of foraging wild weeds and invasive plants for herbal remedies, brews, and medicines. Goldenrod is a lovely and yet often misunderstood plant. Many people blame their autumnal allergies on the showy, yellow ...

Harvesting Goldenrod: a poem by Amber Shehan

Poem: Harvesting Goldenrod

Harvesting Goldenrod While my hand was draped in gold and my whole self consumed with the scent of Solidago, he attacked in the gloaming, in the tall grasses. I snapped another stem between my fingers until his golden dagger flashed and white light fire flared - the bobbing flowerheads cloaked him well. ...

Ask a Pixie: Seasonal Allergies and Remedies

Howdy, folks! I’ve been getting lots of reader questions and comments sent to my inbox, and so I’m beginning a new feature called “Ask A Pixie” where I will answer your queries anonymously as a blog post.  Got a question? Now, bear in mind that I am an herbalist, but not licensed to offer medical advice. What I can ...

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