With the arrival of spring rains, backyards across the midwest are blooming like crazy! Weeds of all sorts are popping up, and it's a time for those interested in Herbalism to begin their training with the four common "beginner" weeds: Clover, Dandelion, Purple Dead Nettle, and Mullein. Clover is part of the Trifolium genus … Continue reading Common “Weeds” for Budding Herbalists.
The Haiku is a small but mighty form of poetry that doesn't get enough recognition. The Haiku originated in Japan around 1985 and is the combination of the Japanese words haikai (an informal type of linked verse) and Ku (stanza). It consists of thee verses, with the first verse having five syllables, the … Continue reading The Mighty Haiku