Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) may show up in your yard, but you’re not likely to find it in the herbal supplements. We’ll share why it has a questionable reputation, and tips to use it safely.
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.