Edible Flowers, Garden Recipes, Gardening, Gardening 101, How To Grow Herbs, Recipes, Uses for Common Herbs

7 Reasons You Want to Plant Calendula

7 Reasons You Want to Plant Calendula! Calendula is one of those amazing and versatile plants that I started growing a few years ago. It had always held a fascination, the medicinal properties, the edible-ness of its bright, cheery blooms, and its tough ability to grow anywhere and adapt. The best part is that it… Read More 7 Reasons You Want to Plant Calendula

Garden Recipes, Gardening, Uses for Common Herbs

How to Create Your Own Spa Products Products for Home or Gifts

This is a blog post I’ve been wanting to write for a while. If, like me, you feel that child-like magic when you get to close yourself in the kitchen with a mortar and pestle, a bunch of herbs and essential oils, bees wax, and other magical ingredients, and just create, this post is for… Read More How to Create Your Own Spa Products Products for Home or Gifts

Edible Flowers, Gardening, Medicinal Uses, Uses for Common Herbs, Weeds, Wild Forage, Wild Herbs

Dandelions, an Edible Food Source in our Backyards

Dandelions are one of those things I look forward to seeing each spring. Some of you may have them right now. Ordinarily, we would have them already popping out around here, but at the moment we are buried in endless winter. I digress. And envy those of you who are to the dandelion stage. Dandelions… Read More Dandelions, an Edible Food Source in our Backyards

Chamomile, Gardening, Gardening with Herbs, How to grow chamomile, How To Grow Herbs, Uses for Common Herbs

How to Grow Chamomile

If you’re a super-conscientious gardener, learning how to grow chamomile might require a change in thought processes. The great thing about this plant is that you do not need to ‘improve’ your soil. In fact, this plant is much happier in poor, sandy soil, and will not thrive in the richer soils required for many other… Read More How to Grow Chamomile