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You can drink birch water?

I really love learning about natural ways to stay healthy. There are so many things that grow in the wild that can be used medicinally. 273 more words

Off Grid Living

Foraging Finds, Week Ending April 22

I spent Earth Day 2018 marveling at the beauty and abundance of the natural world around us.

Redbuds (Cercis canadensis) are blooming amidst the more readily recognizable pink and white blossoms of cherry and pear trees. 444 more words


Foraging Finds, Week Ending April 15

I didn’t find as many woodsy wild edibles as I had hoped this week, but the ones I did find were very precious.

First and perhaps foremost for me – I finally located stinging nettle ( 162 more words


The Mints of Spring

So a few days ago, I was wandering around in the yard, enjoying spring unfolding, and suddenly noticed this low growing plant with small blue flowers growing under and around one of our backyard willow trees. 810 more words

Farm Life

Autumn in the Spring

The maples are budding, daffodils and forsythia are in bloom and the weather is mercurial – must be Spring in the mid-Atlantic! (Who am I kidding, our weather is always mercurial.) 662 more words


Violets Are Blue...

If you are new to foraging, here is the perfect plant to start out with!  Violets!  They are found in almost everyone’s backyard (in the northeast anyway), easy to identify and you can use them SO many ways! 266 more words