5 Herbs We Love for Springtime Growth

By |March 31st, 2021|

Longer days, bits of green popping out beneath the snow, and a return of wildlife to their natural habitats— spring has sprung! 

Spring is one of our favorite seasons here at WishGarden, and for good reason. With the season comes the connotation of growth, rebirth, and rejuvenation. It offers the opportunity to blossom into our […]

Springtime is Nettle’s Time

By |March 31st, 2021|

Featured photo credit: Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism
It’s Springtime and that means our plant allies are beginning to make their appearance! The Herb of the Month for April is Urtica dioica, familiarly known as Stinging Nettle. You may also recognize other common names such as; Dwarf nettle, Nettle, Scaddie, or Herba Urticae.
The famous Stinging Nettle name […]

Herbalistas

By |March 17th, 2021|

The month of March marks Women’s History Month. This is a month to reflect on the contributions women have made to society, to celebrate womanhood, to lift the women in our lives up, to celebrate the strides we have made as a society towards equality, as well as to honor the work that still […]

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    Interview with WishGarden owner Catherine about Music and Herbalism

Interview with WishGarden owner Catherine about Music and Herbalism

By |March 12th, 2021|

Catherine, how did you get started in music? 

I came to music relatively late. My family were engineers and professionals. And there was this idea that there wasn’t a creative bone in our family. But during the ‘back to the land’ movement, I’m an old hippie– I was in college during the Vietnam war when […]

A Botanical Spring Equinox

By |March 11th, 2021|

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, for both plants and people. This year’s spring equinox feels like a more special transition than in previous years. Over human history, many cultures have marked this transition, in some way, with ritual.
For me, I always use botanicals as a tool for marking astrological or […]

Cleansing and Detoxification

By |March 5th, 2021|

It’s fair to say that at this point in time, we live in a fairly toxic world.  Even prior to the Industrial Revolution there were toxins we were being exposed to.  However, many consider the Industrial Revolution to be a major turning point in our exposure to toxins and the negative impact they have […]