Herbal First Aid Kit

It camping season and time to enjoy the outdoors! Be prepared for minor bumbs, bruises, cuts and insect bites with an herbal first aid kit. Store-bought kits usually include the basics – bandaids, alcohol wipes, maybe a bit of gauze. This is definitely a good start,...

Step by Step Instructions for Cleaning Herbs

If you are new to making your own herbal remedies, or have never tried drying herbs before, the task can seem a bit overwhelming at first. However, with this easy step-by-step method for cleaning herbs, you will be a pro in no time. Step 1: After you have harvested...

Using Herbs to Help Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? Have you been having trouble keeping motivated, or given up on your resolution entirely? After the first month of the new year, many people have a pretty good idea if their resolutions are going to last. If you are...

5 Seasonal Herbs for Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again – holiday time! With fall fresh in the air and the brisk chill of winter just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start practicing using herbs. Whether you want to spice up an old dish for Thanksgiving, or try out an herb...

Benefits of Pumpkin Pie Spices

November is here, and the fall season is finally in full swing. For many people, this means one thing – pumpkin spice everything. From lattes to candles, pumpkin spice is everywhere and will be until the first hints of winter show up in December. For those that...

Herbs for Back to School

Sports, clubs, homework, lack of sleep, and the end of summer blues can make transitioning back into school mode difficult for your kids. And, of course, there are the inevitable and seemingly endless colds, flus, and other bugs that come with the new school year....