This DIY potpourri recipe is a great example of what can be made fresh from your own garden. In this recipe I use what I am growing, so take my idea, taylor it to what you’re growing, and make up your own blends!
I recently wrote about homemade herbal and fruit liqueurs. Many of you requested specific liqueur recipes, so here are a few of the liqueurs I’m making with this year’s harvest.
Learn how to coexist with the tomato hornworm because it transforms into the hummingbird moth, a very beneficial pollinator who is much more than a garden pest!
Herbal Liqueurs in cocktails, enjoyed responsibly, can actually be a health boost. Benedictine liqueur and anise liqueur are most common, but there are many other options to try and enjoy!
When asked about eye health, or natural eye care remedies. I’m happy to share with folks that the best solutions are almost always simple, and should be eaten or applied fresh.
Learn how to pick a watermelon, and be sure to choose one with seeds. The seeds are edible, medicinal, delicious when roasted, and great for urinary health.
Learning how to grow garlic is simple, so you should give it a try! Typically you plant the cloves and watch it grow. Let’s learn more about that and more about the benefits of garlic itself.
The Black Alder tree has many health benefits including: blood cleanser, lymphatic tonic, anti-inflammatory, pain reliever, and much more. Learn more and also learn how to alleviate itchy rash with Black Alder.
Late spring is the time to dust of the mulberry recipes and start enjoying this delicious, lesser known fruit! Learn about mulberries as food, medicine, and more!
Moths in the house? This solution works well, is inexpensive, and is simple to make. Make the sachets, and place them where you have wool in your home!
Want to help save bees? Here is a to-do list for every person who cares about saving honey bees but cannot keep bees because of limited time and/or space.
Learn how to get rid of poison ivy naturally. To find the best solution, I rubbed it on my legs and improved upon what I knew to build a product that worked.
Do you know how to remove a tick? Have you ever been bitten by one? The other day I discovered a tick had bitten me so I tried to remain calm and formulate a plan for a safe, natural removal. Here’s how I did it and how you can too!
Morel mushroom hunting is a storied and cherished pastime. If you’re lucky enough to know where to hunt and what to look for, you’ll be rewarded with, arguably, the most delicious and sought after wild mushroom of all!
Huckleberry (aka Bilberry) is part of the blueberry family. It is a shrubby perennial that grows in most temperate areas. It is high in iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, thiamine, Vitamin C, beta-carotene, and zinc!
Enjoy this article on growing asparagus, transplanting asparagus, and healthy uses for asparagus roots. All you need to know to establish an asparagus bed.
Seeds, Seeds. Edible Seeds. Medicinal Seeds. Right now it’s all about seeds at our house. Every year we order more than actually gets planted in the ground. Sometimes that means…
Learn how to make a DIY butterfly garden to attract monarch butterflies. You can grow certain plants and do other things to make it hospitable for monarchs.