Violets – Viola sp.

Violets, Viola sp.

Violets are some of the first flowers of spring and are both edible and medicinal along with being absolutely lovely. There are many varieties, from […]

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Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale

Dandelion

Herb of the Month – Dandelion I was out for a hike in Mt Falcon and noticed the first dandelion leaves, my favorite spring edible, […]

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Sage

Sage is a savory seasoning for poultry, pork, winter squash, pear and apple dishes, cheeses, stews, and chowders. Antiviral and astringent, sage has long been […]

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Yarrow- Achillea

Yarrow- Achillea

Herb of the Month – Yarrow- Achillea For a durable garden plant that will bloom enthusiastically in full sun, poor soil, and limited water, yarrow […]

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Chamomile

Chamomile is an often-overlooked little herb that has been used for centuries for a variety of maladies. There are two common varieties; German Chamomile (Chamomilla Recutita) and […]

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Oats

Okay, really a grain but herbalists love it! In crazy, stressful times I turn to oats for solace. Oats are nourishing, calming, and fortifying. They […]

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