Category Archives: Herbs

Herbalism 101 Workshop

On Saturday, Jen held the first of a 6-part series of Herbalism 101, a workshop that introduces participants to the art and science of using herbs as medicine.  The first class focused on using herbs to support the digestion system … Continue reading

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Herbs For Dogs

I want to share an extremely effective herbal combination I used recently with Tessie. We use herbs with all our animals (goats, chickens, cats), with the dogs seeming to have the least need for medical attention. But the other day, … Continue reading

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Calendula Tincture and Urban Gardens

All of the calendula seeds that Jen planted in June are in full flower. The bright orange blossoms which we use to make Calendula Tincture (Calendula Officinalis) are so pretty that I hate to pick them, but doing so keeps … Continue reading

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Jen featured in Albuquerque Journal

Jen was featured in yesterday’s Albuquerque Journal in an article called Healing Essentials. You may need to click on the link for a trial pass to read it. -Tree

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Garlic Harvest

Here are some photos are our first garlic harvest of the season. This is a softneck garlic variety called Inchelium Red. We purchased beautiful seed stock from Jesse Daves of Amyo Farms here in New Mexico and were rewarded with … Continue reading

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Gardening for the soul…

Here is an inspiring segment from Geoff Lawton’s recent DVD – Establishing a Food Forest the Permaculture Way. I am looking forward to watching the DVD in its entirety. For those interested, it is available for purchase from The Permaculture … Continue reading

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Sorry Folks… Wild Blossom Tincture Sold Out

We just sold out of Wild Carrot Blossom tincture. As I wrote in an earlier post, our intention was to have made enough so that we did not sell out before this year’s harvest. The growing popularity of these tinctures … Continue reading

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