Most of us don’t think about our hormones that often, but I assure you, they play a huge role in our lives! When we’re feeling great, chances are our hormones have something to do with it. If we’re feeling chronically unwell, our hormonal health could probably use some attention. This is particularly true for […]
Chamomile is such a useful and versatile herb that I find it difficult to know where to start when singing its praises. Shall I begin by telling you about its potent anti-inflammatory action or should I focus on its effectiveness as a digestive bitter? Or perhaps, as every Beatrix Potter fan knows well, I […]
During the early spring we gardeners get excited about growing something, but we often jump the gun and start growing seeds a bit too early. Forget what the packet says, knowing your microclimate is essential for starting and placing plants into the ground.
One way to make it a little easier to have more variety […]
Every good garden starts with a little planning. Medicinal gardens can be especially well planned, since much of what you use may be growing wild in your area. For me, this means the tonic herbs: nettles and red raspberry leaf. I use too much of these throughout the year to rely on what I […]
Picture this: It’s way back when and you’re picking berries with your fellow tribeswo/men. You look up, suddenly realizing a lion is watching you. A rush of adrenaline courses through your body, your blood pressure spikes, and your brain is flooded with oxygen. In a split second you decide to run for it; your […]