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Gardening 101 – How To Garden For Beginners

Gardening 101 – How To Garden For Beginners

Everything you need to know about gardening. From knowing your growing zone, where to buy seeds, starting seeds indoors, what type of garden will work best for you (container gardening, raised beds or an in-ground garden). Learn how to care for your plants and enjoy your garden this season.

Healing With Organic Food

Healing With Organic Food

I was grocery shopping yesterday when a store employee, who was stocking shelves, turned to say hello and welcomed me to the natural food aisle.  We exchanged pleasantries as I shopped for the items I needed.  It didn’t occur to me how truly odd his statement was until I was home, unpacking groceries.

What Are We Really Made Of?

What Are We Really Made Of?

A herbalist teacher once told me to pay attention to the plants growing around me, they are often an indicator of the medicine I need. Some years it’s the dandelions growing in abundance. This year it’s clover. My fascination with plant medicine has branched into a fascination with soil and the microbiome within it. We can’t have healthy plants without a deep respect for the soil and life within it.