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Get Ready for Roses!

Get Ready for Roses!

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows Quite overcanopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-Roses and with eglantine. William Shakespeare Much poetry and literature has been written around the deceptively beautiful...

Taking Stock of Burdock

Taking Stock of Burdock

rootslong, thicknourishing, toning, cleansingslow, steady, takes time.tonic Burdock is quite useful. His roots, also known as Gobo, are used as a vegetable. Is it any wonder since he contains Calcium, chromium, cobalt, inulin, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus,...

The History of Marshmallow

The History of Marshmallow

Marshmallow, MarshmallowLots of roots, useful rootsSoothes the inflammation,Since the ancient EgyptiansExpectorant, demulcent,Heals wounds, diuretic When you hear “marshmallow” you might possibly be envisioning that white fluffy treat that is often melted over a...

Do you grow Yarrow?

Do you grow Yarrow?

The Native Americans rate Yarrow as one of their most important herbs and with good reason, Yarrow has many uses, as you’ll soon discover! Yarrow is related to Asters such as Echinacea, Dandelion, and Chicory, to name a few. Yarrow’s botanical name is Achillea...

Sunny Calendula

Sunny Calendula

Herbs of sunshine warm and brightHerb of skin care, healer’s delightSuch healing power received from you One of Calendula’s common names is pot marigold. There is another plant known as marigold too, which has a genus name of Tagetes. Though they are not related, they...