Kohlrabi - It's like cabbage only weirder

Kohlrabi - It's like cabbage only weirder

Kohlrabi is a lesser known garden vegetable that is very nutritious and easier to grow than its cabbage cousins. This plant is often planted in rows like lettuce or cabbage. Like cabbage, the entire plant is harvested and eaten before a major frost hits. Kohlrabi is in the Brassica family. This means it is closely […]

Butterbur - A giant leafed plant with medicinal uses

Butterbur - A giant leafed plant with medicinal uses

A fast growing, easy to grow plant with very large leaves. Unfortunately, Butterbur is toxic until it has been processed to remove the toxin. The butterbur plant is a very beautiful plant with enormous leaves (up to 12 inches across) and bright pink flowers. Even though tea and herbal supplements  are  made from butter bur […]

Honeybush - Caffeine free tea that is delicious and nutritious!

Honeybush - Caffeine free tea that is delicious and nutritious!

There are two completely different plants called “HoneyBush” Find everything you need to know about both here. Varieties: Honeybush (Melianthus) This beautiful plant with the same name is toxic except to hummingbirds!  But it’s exquisite beauty and fragrance make it a worthwhile addition to your garden. The African Honeybush: This plant is currently found most […]