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Wild and Free

What if I told you that you have a free pharmacy at your fingertips? What if you could have fresh healthy leafy greens without going to the grocery store? What if somebody magically showed up voluntarily to amend your soil? It would seem rather magical wouldn’t it? What if I told you it’s entirely possible […]

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Some like it HOT!

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Wish Upon a Weed. It’s a Wild Wild World.

I often wonder how wild plants choose where to live. Is it the locations temperature and soil conditions that lure them? Or are there other factors involved? This pondering takes me back to a time in my life where the word “happy” no longer existed in my vocabulary. It was a dark time of the […]

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Usnea aka Old Man’s Beard

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The Gifts of the Great Mullein

Verbascum thapsus AKA: Common Mullein, Gordolobo, Shepherds staff, Old Man’s Flannel, Velvet plant, Indian Tobacco, Candlewick plant, Camper’s toilet paper, Torches and many other common names including “those damn cabbages!”

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Eat Those Dandy Greens

Wait! Don’t spray that beautiful yellow flower! Dandelion is a most awesome nutritious food as well as an excellent herbal remedy.

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Choices

Usually when presented with “do you want the good news or the bad news first?” you get to choose. Not this time, I’m giving you the bad news first but will give you other options!

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