Traditional Plant Teachings – Discover how sacred plant wisdom is the secret to vibrant health. Come explore the time honored traditional teachings from the wisdom of our sacred plant ancestors.
Using Juniper Berries to Make Smreka: A Delicious Fermented Beverage
Learn how to make smreka, a fermented beverage originating from the Balkans and made with juniper berries. It’s super easy to make, and it’s great for your gut health!
Wild Foraged Pine Resin Salve: A Healing Earth Medicine
Made with sacred medicine and infused with the scent of pine, this salve is a healer. It can be used for everything from soothing insect bites to healing wounds. Learn how to make a healing Earth medicine salve by blending pine resin with other healing ingredients.
Easy Pine Needle Cough Syrup: Only 3 Ingredients
Make this truly amazing and simple pine needle cough syrup, in just a matter of minutes! This natural remedy is made by mixing a super concentrated pine tea with raw, local honey. The result is a thick, soothing and delicious syrup that can be used for both adults and children.
Bee Gardens: 12 Essential Native Plants Bees Love
You can make a huge difference in the lives of bees by planting bee gardens. Here are some tips for good bee-friendly gardening.
Honoring the 4 Sacred Evergreens of the Winter Solstice
The plants of the winter solstice play an integral role in this seasonal celebration that marks the turning of the Wheel of the Year. Evergreens such as conifers, holly and ivy, and mistletoe have their own folklore associated with them. These plants can be used to honor the season, celebrate its wisdom, and return home.
The Amazing Power of the Sun to Infuse Herbs
Harness the power of the sun when infusing herbs in oil using the simpler’s method.
Uses for Rose Hips: Nature’s Seasonal Offerings + 4 Easy Recipes
There are many uses for rose hips. Rose hips are an excellent example of nature’s seasonal offerings and can be beneficial in beauty products as well as in nourishing culinary recipes. Check out these 4 easy recipes!
What Is An Elixir? Plus 3 Easy Recipes
So what is an elixir, anyway? This article explains all, including how to make a herbal elixir and three easy elixir recipes.
The Amateur Botanist: how the growth of a science is built through citizen participation
Discover the ways that the science of botany has relied on input from the amateur botanist and citizen scientists like you and me, who share their observations and experiences with a community over time.
Solomon Seal Root: Uses, Benefits, and 3 Easy Preparations
The Solomon Seal root is a powerful healing herb with many useful properties. When used in herbal medicines and tinctures, Solomon Seal root can help to improve your health and overall wellness. In this article, we will explore the uses of Solomon Seal root, how to make root medicines from it, and its benefits for the body.
Saving seeds: Why It’s Important and How To Do It
Saving seeds isn’t hard – it just takes a little bit of knowledge. Here are all your questions answered and tips for becoming a successful seed saver!
Harvesting Black Walnuts (The Best Way to Gather, Clean, And Cure Them)
Black Walnuts are a delicious treat, but unfortunately, harvesting them can be a labor-intensive process. This guide will walk you through the steps of harvesting black walnuts and give you some tips that I’ve learned along the way that will hopefully help you out in the process.
Magical Crabapple: The Folklore & How To Use This Underappreciated Fruit
Let’s delve into the folklore of crabapple, as well as ways to use this underappreciated fall fruit to honor our ancestors during the autumn equinox.
The Benefits of Boneset Tincture & 6 Easy Steps To Create It
Boneset tincture is a simple and effective way to use the medicinal herb boneset. Its many benefits include acting as an immune tonic, soothing inflammation and easing cold and flu symptoms. Learn how to make a great tincture with this easy guide.
The Amazing Benefits Of Boneset Tea & How To Make It At Home
One traditional folk remedy for cold and flu is boneset tea, which has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for many ailments. Here’s how you can make boneset tea at home and its benefits.