My Must Grow Plants: Medicinal Herbs

Adding medicinal herbs to your garden not only adds beauty to your garden, but allows you to make plant medicine with your harvests. (Most culinary herbs can also be used in plant medicine too, you can see my must grow culinary herbs here.) When we grow our own herbs for herbal preparations, just as any…

My Must Grow Plants: Culinary Herbs

Culinary herbs are so beneficial and easy to grow, even if you have very little space. Herbs are actually what I suggest people grow when they are just starting out as gardeners. Yes you can grow tomatoes your first gardening season, but to help gain confidence in the garden herbs are the place to start….

Dandelions, A Wonderfully Beneficial “Weed”

Dandelions are popping up right now where I live and depending on your temperatures they should be for you too. Growing up I loved making wishes on dandelion puffs, watching as they blew away. I also remember getting scolded for doing it because they were going to start growing everywhere. I didn’t see why it…

Warming Herbs & Spices For Winter

 Using warming herbs and spices in the winter is a great way to warm ourselves from the inside out. You can wear big sweaters and leg warmers to keep you warm from the outside, but adding warming herbs and spices to teas, elixirs, soups, stews, or just about any meal in the colder months is…

3 Herbs To Grow In Containers

Being able to grow your own herbs, whether culinary, medicinal or both is one of the best things about gardening. All three herbs listed not only make great herbal teas, but they are perfect for attracting pollinators to your garden and have culinary uses. Not to mention they all grow easily and are great beginner…

3 Herbs To Use In Your Kitchen During The Winter

I love plants for so many reasons. I’d probably say my number one reason for loving plants is their ability to nourish us. Whether it’s vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, whole grains or herbs (both culinary and medicinal), etc. plants have the ability to support and nourish our bodies. The key to getting the most benefits…