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More autumn tree herb lore...

So I was at the kitchen sink today, doing the dishes, and I happened to glance at our little seedling oak tree.  We have been given one to grow, and it’s leaves are just changing at the moment and it is rather pretty.   314 more words

Herbal Remedies

Superstition and disease

The current furor over the Ebola outbreak prompted me to consider the role of disease in the past. During the Middle ages there was no conception of the role bacteria and viruses play in the transmission of disease so everything was ascribed to God, the Devil, or witchcraft. 460 more words

It is conkers season!!

I am not sure if my North American correspondents are aware of what conkers are?  In case you are scratching your collective heads,  conkers are the nut of the Horse Chestnut tree, … 398 more words

Herbal Remedies

Comfrey for Healing

I have had a great month for injuries.  I sprained my knee at work and then sprained my wrist moving logs (doing it the stupid way, of course).   518 more words


Hellebores... what are they good for?

I received my recently ordered hellebores this morning.  Cue much excitement.  They are lovely little plants, and need to be grown on a bit before I put them where they are actually going to live in the garden. 356 more words

Herbal Remedies

Making Bitters: A Workshop with Dana Eudy of Field Apothecary

I am so very excited to announce that I will be hosting a bitters workshop with Dana Eudy of Field Apothecary.

About Dana and Field Apothecary… 149 more words


Herb Infused Hot Oil Treatment

Black hair is the most versatile hair on the planet! It’s thicker, curlier and prone to drying out faster. Due to the texture of our hair, we must keep our hair hydrated. 222 more words