Burdock - Detox in your garden

Burdock - Detox in your garden

Burdock is an unassuming looking thistle, but it’s packed full of useful traits. Burdock is native to Eurasia but is now common throughout North America and many other places throughout the world. It’s kind of more of a weed than a plant that you would want in your garden. Still, it may be useful to […]

Yarrow - A strongly scented and versatile herb

Yarrow - A strongly scented and versatile herb

Yarrow may not be the best looking, but it’s a must have in any herbal remedy garden. Yarrow isn’t exactly rare, in the places it’s native to it grows so well it’s usually considered just another weed. It has an unmistakable yet oddly indescribable scent, and it’s essential oil is used in aromatherapy to calm. […]

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 […]

Citronella - More than just mosquito repellent

Citronella - More than just mosquito repellent

Everything you need to know about Citronella Whether your a do-it-yourselfer and want to repel mosquito around your house without buying candles or oils from stores, or you just like the unique smell, either of the plants with the name Citronella can make a great addition to any garden. Varieties: First things first. There are […]