Rachael Dupree
common milkweed
5 Herbs to Seek During Summer Foraging

You might not have found it yet, but your landscape is filled with food and medicine during the summer, and no cultivation is required. Here are several things you might find.

cocklebur weed
Weed Wars: Down With the Cocklebur!

When one weed wants to take over the garden, and that weed (the cocklebur) has an arsenal of crafty tactics built into its very nature, it’s time to take action.

Herbal Folklore: 6 Herb Stories About Luck, Life and Love

Some of our land’s medicinal herbs are said to offer protection from evil, while others have been used to attract mates. While not to be taken literally, these stories and legends offer interesting insight into past cultures.