Flowers are beautiful and many are edible. This page contains photos, growing information, products and recipes using monarda, violets, violas, nasturtiums and roses and their hips.
Plantain has all of the health benefits of spinach. Use it on mosquito bites and the itch will go right away.
Information, recipes, folklore and fun, all about the wickedly fascinating stinging nettle plant.
Giant hogweed: dangerous or acceptable? I think it's both. It's beautiful, but you certainly have to handle it with care. It's an invasive plant which spreads rapidly, so you have to control it.
There are many wild plants growing in the fields and along the roadsides that make delicious and healthful herbal teas!
1. Leaves and steams of the nettles has small fragile hair, which actually are the capsules, full of several liquid chemicals, including formic acid. While touching the leaf, a hair, sharp like a needle, gets into your skin, then breaks down, and...
Native sunflowers (Helianthus) color the landscape in October. On this page you'll find many photos and much information about using sunflowers in the landscape and about the animals that use them.
One of the few blue flowered native plants, Skullcap (Scutellaria) is a hardy perennial that stands out in the landscape. Here you'll find photos and info about this beautiful southern wildflower.
Papait, also known as brahmi or water hyssop is a small aquatic plant. Easy to grow and packed with nutrients, it is one of Ilocano people's favorite herb, eaten raw with chopped tomatoes and chives with fish sauce.
Foraging may seem like a countryside only activity but in fact wild foods can be found growing in even the busiest environments. Some of these maybe familiar but others may appear to be only annoying weeds. This guide features general information on foraging, several plants you are likely to...