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...
This common "weed" is one of the healthiest foods there is and is a natural remedy for many ailments. Learn how to use the full plant as food and natural medicine.
Centranthus ruber, otherwise known as Red Valerian, Jupiter's Beard or Spur Valerian, is a beautiful perennial plant with stunning swathes of red, pink or white flowers guaranteed to brighten up even the dullest corners of a garden.
Most native prairie plants prefer well-drained, or even dry, soils. However, if you are interested in a native prairie border or restoration project on your land and are stuck with heavy clay or poorly drained soil, don't despair! There are many...
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.
Learn how to find wild asparagus the easy way. fill your freezer every year after reading these easy tips.
It is called the "Horror Plant" because the Giant Hogweed causes serious injuries in a matter of minutes of coming in contact with this weed. The plant is spreading in Upstate New York and a warning has been issued.
Viola betonicifolia or Arrowhead Violet is a low growing, herbaceous perennial native Australian plant. It grows as a rosette, has arrow-shaped leaves and showy dainty purple flowers. Sole host plant for catterpillars of the laced fritillary butterfly.
An eclectic Moss Garden with a variety of plants and objects...evolved from wanting a tranquil area to relax...an attempt to make it my own from my imagination.
Fun facts and recipes, all about the dainty chickweed.