Purslane – One of the Most Nutritious Plants in the Garden

Purslane – One of the Most Nutritious Plants in the Garden

Did you know that a “weed” may be one of the most nutritious and useful plants in your garden? We’ll share the health benefits of purslane for food and medicine, plus how to use is as a companion plant in the garden. Common purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is also known as Verdolaga, Pigweed, Little Hogweed,  Pusley,…

Broadleaf Plantain – The “Weed” You Won’t Want to Be Without
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Broadleaf Plantain – The “Weed” You Won’t Want to Be Without

Some may view this humble plant as “just a weed”, but once you learn about the wide range of benefits and uses of broadleaf plantain, you’ll never want to be without it. From nutritious leafy greens to soothing healer inside and out, this wild plant is a blessing is disguise. In this post, we’ll share…

Burdock – Identification, Benefits, Uses for Food and Medicine
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Burdock – Identification, Benefits, Uses for Food and Medicine

Learn about the benefits of burdock. This edible, anti-inflammatory plant has a long history of use as an herbal cleanser, blood purifier and tonic. We’ll share tips on identification, harvesting and use for food and medicine. Burdock, Arctium lappa and Arctium minus Arctium lappa and Arctium minus are similar in appearance. The two have similar…