With basic canning supplies and a yard full of violets, you can transform a common ‘weed’ into an extra-special batch of violet jelly.
Montreal-based enthusiast and supplier Iliana Antonova tells us about some of the most weirdly wonderful wild mushrooms out there waiting to be discovered.
Ginseng is an easy and profitable plant with an ancient medicinal tradition. And you can grow ginseng in your garden, in plots or in unused woodlands.
Its spike ball fruit can take 30 years to appear, but while you wait, you can use sweet gum sap to fight inflammation, bacteria and fungus.
When the common cold or its cousin, the flu, has you feeling blue, turn to herbs for relief as alternatives or supplements to pharmaceuticals.
Two species of yucca, one called “soapweed” and another called “Mojave yucca,” are tough plants that have distinct looks and medicinal uses.