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    Nature has the gentle power to bring out the wonder in all of us.…

  • Hops: facts & folklore

    The hop plant is a native of Britain, Europe, and western Asia. It was introduced for growing commercially in New York in 1629; and in Virginia in 1648. It is a perennial…

  • Chamomile: facts & folklore

    Chamomile’s Spanish name is manzanilla (meaning little apple) referring to the apple-like scent of the flower. Several cultures have a ritual of bathing newborn babies for the first time in chamomile water…

  • Seed Bombs: Be a Garden Rebel

    Seed bombs are designed to be launched over fences, out of car windows, or when passing by on foot or bike. They are a stealthy way to plant an array of seeds…

  • Hops Medicinal Profile: Not Just for Beer

    Hops (Humulus lupulus –wolf of the earth) is a species of flowering plant in the hemp family (Cannabaceae). It is used primarily as a bittering, flavoring, and stabilizing agent in beer production.…