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Rainbow Plant Profiles, Page 2

We love celebrating and honoring the plants that grow around us. Each of them shares unique characteristics and powers in the place they pop up on earth. Some of the plants we share will be edible, some medicinal, some just beautiful, but all of them deserve to be celebrated. We like to share a video and visit the plant, and chat about several ways we incorporate the plant into our lives.

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 …


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. …

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 …

Poplar Coming Up Rainbows


The aroma of the cottonwood bud and resin is intoxicating. This is the time of year I notice it the most, although …

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 …

Spring Yarden Herbs

The Thyme is Now

Our Rainbow Plant of the week is Thyme. Thymus vulgaris is the garden variety we’ll delve into. You might be very familiar …