Calendula flowers can benefit soil, repel pests, and aid healing. I’ve been growing Calendula officinalis–also called pot marigold–throughout my garden for years, and can hardly contain my excitement to tell you all about it! Here are some of the many reasons this herb is frequently grown in the permaculture garden.
Oregano is one of the most popular perennial herbs to grow in an herb garden. From medicinal, to culinary, to biodiversity, here are six reasons why you should add oregano to your garden.
Yarrow is a flowering herb with many uses medicinally and in the permaculture garden. Here are 5 reasons why you will benefit from growing yarrow.
Homemade items make gift giving a meaningful act. In this post, I’ll review how to make five easy infusions that are shelf stable, so they’re ready to go any time of year for those unexpected moments when a handmade gift is just the thing you need.
Herbal salves are often used for healing skin ailments. Learn how to use herbs from your garden to make healing salves.
I didn’t always have allergies, but suddenly, as a badge of honor for turning 30, there I was with itchy eyes (like really, I wanted to scratch my eyes out), sneezing, and congestion. Find out what natural treatments were effective for me and how I ultimately ditched my seasonal allergies for good.
Herbal infused oils are simple to make at home. Make your own healing calendula oil to keep in your first aid kit for use on scrapes, burns, and other skin ailments.
Increase the productivity of your garden by knowing how to harness the power of these top 5 weeds.