Category Archives: Herbs

Herbalism 101 this weekend

There are just a few spaces left for the Herbalism 101 workshop series starting on Sunday, May 22, 10am-12:30pm. If you are interested in learning more about keeping you and your family healthy, naturally, using plants you can harvest from … Continue reading

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Herbs for Dogs: Maggie’s Bout with Meningitis

Here is another real life story about using herbs with dogs.  I want to share this information in case someone else has the same frightening experience with their dog.  In fact, this is one reason why I teach about herbalism … Continue reading

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Garlic for Sale at Sunstone

Inchelium Red garlic grown this year at Sunstone is now cured and available for sale on our website Inchelium Red garlic is a softneck heirloom variety of garlic that is perfect for braiding. A winner of national taste tests … Continue reading

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Sunstone Workshops 2010

Our 2010 workshop schedule has been posted at There are a variety of subjects to choose from. Hope to see you at our farm! -Tree

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Happy Imbolc!

Happy Imbolc! Imbolc is an ancient celtic (or pre-celtic) holiday celebrating the lengthening daylight, marking the halfway point between winter solstice and spring equinox and honoring the goddess Brigid. Today I’ll be planting lettuce, kale and arugula seeds in the … Continue reading

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Herbal Salves Now Available

Four different types of herbal salves packaged in attractive one or two ounce tins are now available for sale at Choose from Healing Salve, St John’s Wort Salve, Plantain Salve and Poke Root Salve. -Tree

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Looking Back and Giving Thanks

2009 was the first year since moving to New Mexico in late 2007 that we had abundantly producing gardens. It was a joy to have vegetables, fruits and herbs from the garden again. The grocery store just can’t compete with … Continue reading

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