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Tour the Pollinator Sanctuary and Learn the Basics of Permaculture

If you shift your focus from planting only for yourself, to planting for a whole non-human community, you will discover that you receive more. As you feed pollinators, so they will feed you.

Wild and Weedy

For many years I waged war in my garden. I dug dandelions out of my lawn, using a tool called Grandpa’s Weeder, and I made huge piles of wilting Sheep’s Sorrel, which slowly dried up in a distant corner by the big pine tree. Every summer my back complained, and every spring the weeds returned

The Magic of Elderflowers

Lace leafed Elderflower This year we’ve had an unusual amount of rain, which is heavenly after the years of intense heat and drought we’ve had recently. The plants are ecstatic, growing rampant, rioting all over the yard. Early in the morning, I stand in the still humid air and breathe deeply, reveling in

The Magnificent Nettle

Nettles thriving in the shade of a Japanese Maple Have you ever eaten stinging nettles? Believe it or not, they are delicious and good for you. Urtica dioica, stinging nettles, contain vitamins A, C, and K, as well as several B vitamins. They also contain calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium, as

By |2023-06-30T00:33:36-08:00May 6th, 2022|Food Preparation, Foraging, Herbs, Recipes, Wild Food|0 Comments

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