Sovereign Lode Yurt

Off-grid Part-time

The journey of 2021 was full of uncertainty. One of our techniques for forging ahead was to create a new space, off-grid. …

Apple a Day

Tis the season for a focus on the gift of the Apple tree (Pyrus malus). An Apple a Day really can keep …

Borage the Starflower

Borage (Borago officinalis) is an annual herb found in the flowering plant family Boraginaceae. Although borage grows in gardens in most of …

Eat Garlic!

I was harvesting my garlic yesterday and realized how it should definitely be one of the plants we chat about this year. …

California Poppy

California Poppy

This ‘cup of gold’, is a restful and calming addition to your herbal apothecary. It grows in my yard in Montana, and …

Arnica Montana

Arnica Montana

Meet Arnica, another yellow flower, this one for bruises, pain and swelling. If you haven’t met her maybe you don’t live in …

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Arrowleaf Balsamroot = Spring

It is May in the west of North America, and the Arrowleaf Balsamroot are warming the hillsides. This medicinal treasure is found …

Dandy Lover

It’s Dandy Time!

I’m a gigantic fan of dandelions. Our bees need them, they are resilient, full of vitamins and nutrients and so freaking happy. …