The oils I use in this chest salve have wonderful decongestant and antiviral properties, and also help you smell pretty fabulous when you're feeling sickly and gross.
Category: Herbal Medicine
7 Medicinal Herbs to Grow in Your Garden
Grow some of these amazing healing plant allies for your home apothecary cabinet!
How “What the World Eats” Inspired a Modern Victory Garden
Author MK Martin shares her family's plans to create a modern "Victory garden", inspired by grandparents, and global eating habits.
Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe
Elderberry syrup is one of the best and easiest remedies to make for the home medicine chest. Here's a tried-and-true recipe from one of our resident herbalists!
Make Your Own Immune-Boosting Herbal Harvest Cider Tonic
Brew up a batch of this savory, immune-boosting harvest cider with just a few simple kitchen ingredients.
How to Propagate Cannabis Clones from Cuttings
Growing medicinal cannabis plants from cuttings is far more effective than growing from seed. Read on to learn how to take strong, healthy cuttings, and grow your own!
3 Reasons to Grow Yarrow
Yarrow might be considered a weed by some people, but this humble little plant is a superstar in the garden. Read on to find out why.
DIY Insect Repellent
DIY repellents such as these can be quite effective alternatives to their more toxic counterparts, and use essential oils to fend off mosquitoes, black flies, and more.
Change is Good.
Why am I blathering about all of this? Quite frankly, to reassure those of you who are struggling with your growing endeavours that even seasoned gardening veterans get frustrated and need to shift direction now and then.
Book Gifts for Plant Lovers
Whether the people on your list are seasoned gardeners and herbalists or just learning the basics, we've got you covered. Here is a list of favourite books, recommended by our contributors, friends, neighbours, family members, and local farmers.