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How to Make a PB & Banana Pupcake Recipe You + Your Pup Will Love

Welcome to Just for Fun Fridays! This is a new feature here on the blog where I share some of the interesting non-herbal things I’ve done recently. I admit – I’m one of THOSE dog […]

How to Plant Tea Bushes in a Fall Garden

I ordered seven tea (Camelia sinensis) plants this past spring. It’s part of an experiment here at June Apple to see if white tea might be a viable crop for us. I thought it would […]

6 Simple Steps to Make a Heavenly Albizia Glycerite

Welcome to Modern Alchemy Mondays! We will be exploring herbs and herbal preparations in this mainstay weekly feature. Today, I’m going to walk you through one of my favorite summer projects: making a heavenly herbal […]

Albizia: an Adaptogen You Can Wildcraft

Adaptogens are a group of herbs that support everyday health by assisting our bodies’ response to stress. I’ve written an entire recipe book with easy ways to add adaptogens to your daily wellness routines, but […]

Tending the Nettles Patch on Our Herb Farm

Nettles are a big part of my farm plan. There are so many possible ways to use and market them – as fresh greens, dried for tea, made into cordage. . . multipurpose crops are […]

What We’ve Accomplished So Far for Our Herb Farm

  Today’s video is a brief tour of what the garden and herb farm looks like going into this summer. Some of our big garden and herb farm goals for this year are: begin establishing 30ft […]

How We Chose a Name for Our Herb Farm

So, who wants a to have an awesome little herb farm in Dalton, Georgia?  We do! So we’re going to start one. . . and blog about the whole process. Ryan (my boyfriend) and I […]

The Best Time to Harvest Yarrow

When is the best time to harvest yarrow? Like waiting on strawberries to be ripe, judging the best time to harvest yarrow means you’ll need to check your plants periodically and evaluate what stage they […]

How to Get Started as a Home Herbalist This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to take the first steps for becoming your own herbalist. It’s the best season to dabble in the garden and long, sunny days mean that inspiration for connecting to the […]

Want to Learn How to Make Fantastic Herbal Teas?

If you want to learn how to blend your own herbal teas, or are an herbal tea fanatic who is always on the lookout for wonderful new recipes to try, you need to take a […]