Author: <span class="vcard">Agatha Noveille</span>

Agatha is an herbalist and author in Dalton, GA. The second edition of her book, The Complete Guide to Adaptogens: From Ashwagandha to Rhodiola, Medicinal Herbs That Transform and Heal, will be available this summer.
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 […]

How to Make Herbal First Aid Kits from Vintage Luggage

If you are interested in building out an herbal first aid kit, let me take a moment to warn you: it can easily become a bit of an obsession. There are many different styles and […]

A Tour of My Working Home Apothecary

A few years ago I did a mini tour of my home apothecary, and it has been one of the most popular posts here at indieherbalist. It offered a glimpse into how I like to […]

Tips and Tasks for Your Fall Herb Garden

​Herb gardening is all about timing and cycles. We have a zone 7 garden, and late summer and fall can be a bit of a slump in terms of harvesting. Generally, herbs harvested for their […]

Perfect Bee Balm Infused Water for a Beautiful Summer Solstice

Summer solstice is right around the corner, and if you are looking for the perfect refreshments to share with your friends, this bee balm, mint, and melon infused water won’t disappoint. It’s very simple to […]