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What’s the Difference Between Herbs and Spices? by Herbal Academy
  ON July 13,2024

What’s the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

Food and beneficial herbs and spices are deeply intertwined with each other – so much so that one can often be misunderstood as another. However, knowing the difference between an herb and a spice is important for both culinary enthusiasts and herbalists especially when studying plants and working with them in the kitchen or home…

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  ON June 29,2022

5 Ways to Prepare Flowers

The following aromatic plant excerpt on ways to prepare flowers is from the book, “Botanicals With Benefits: Develop a New Relationship With Your Garden: The Edible Flower Volume” by Kerry Hughes, and is reprinted with permission. Kerry Hughes, MS, principal for EthnoPharm (, is an ethnobotanist, herbalist, and author with a 20-year record of success in natural…

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  ON March 15,2022

How To Make A Kid’s Fairy Garden With Foraged Materials

Raise your hand if you want to live in a tiny mushroom house in a magical forest (ME)! Surrounded by regal trees, waking up to dewy moss, serenaded by nature’s creatures…ah, the stuff fairytales are made of. According to my five-year-old, building a fairy house brings fairies to your house. Naturally, with that profound logic,…

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