Wild strawberries are some of my favorite wild fruits, but they do have a look-alike (mock strawberries). We’ll help you find the right berries, and share tips for growing and use.
In this post I’ll show you how to make a salve with infused oils. Plantain leaf salve is good for insect bites and stings, removing slivers, hemorrhoids and winter dry skin. Plantain is a common lawn and garden weed. It has many medicinal properties, and can be used inside and out. Learn more in Broadleaf…
When we had a banner elderberry harvest, my friend, Tami, and I experimented with a variety of elderberry recipes. We made wine, syrup and elderberry jelly. One recipe is low sugar elderberry jelly, and the other is a traditional elderberry jelly made with Sure-Jell pectin.
Common yarrow, Achillea millefolium, is a wonderfully useful herb for humans and makes a great companion plant. We’ll share how to find it (or grow it) and how it’s used.
What if I told you there were wild greens that you can use like spinach, which are even more nutritious than spinach, and you can get them for free? Lambs Quarters (Chenopodium album) is a favorite wild food because it’s easy to identify, harvest, and use.