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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. …

Balloon and Mullein

Mullein Around

There she is in all her glory – Mullein. This plant can be found during every season in Montana. I often catch …

Dried Mint Leaves

Mint Magic

Mint comes in many forms, but I personally think Mentha piperita harbors the most magic. This variety is probably most well known. …

Chamomile Dried

Chamomile Calm

Chamomile or Camomile (interchangeable) means ‘earth apple’ in Greek. You might be familiar with pineapple weed? I bet you tasted it, growing …

Hops Infusing

Hops Love

There are a plethora of herbs in this world that will bring a bit of peace to your soul, and hops happens …

Pink Calendula Coming Up Rainbows

Calendula Magic

I find special magic in a lot of plants, but the magic found in calendula is extra. This is our second ‘Rainbow …

Welcome to the Family

After a tedious round of voting, and all kinds of debate, we had to select the winning beer drawing from the delightful …

Summertime

That summertime manic state, is winding down. The garden hollers, the kids try and sleep in just a few more times, and …