Results for Category: Garden Medicine

What Everybody Ought To Know About Flower Water | Herbal Academy |Do you know flower water is safer to use than essential oils and has a broad range of applications? Here's how to make it!
  ON April 17,2017

What Everybody Ought To Know About Flower Water

Is it a “flower water,” “floral water,” or a “hydrosol/hydrolat”? Although many herbal and cosmetic retailers and websites use the terms “flower water,” “floral water,” and “hydrosol or hydrolat” as synonyms, they are not always the same thing. While there is overlap in these categories, there are flower or floral waters that are not hydrosols…

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Pollinator Gardens 101 | Herbal Academy | Learn the importance of pollinators and how you can help them by planting pollinator gardens around your home and in your community!
  ON April 12,2017

Pollinator Gardens 101: Helping Mother Nature

Have you noticed less bees buzzing around or a decrease in monarch butterflies in your area? What about a decrease in hummingbirds or moths? Our earth is in trouble, which puts us in trouble since we depend her pollinators for much of our food. Today, I’d like to share some brief information with you about…

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3 Ways to Use Cleavers for Spring Cleansing | The Herbal Academy
  ON April 08,2016

3 Ways to Use Cleavers for Spring Cleansing

Herbal greens like plantain and chickweed that begin to emerge as soon as the snows melt are fairly well known, but there is another spring weed that is good to know when you feel the need for a gentle spring tonic. A native of Europe that has spread to many parts of North America, cleavers,…

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6 Ways To Fertilize Your Garden With Herbs | The Herbal Academy | Herbs can add healthy nutrition to any garden. Learn how to use them as a fertilizer.
  ON March 02,2016

6 Ways To Fertilize Your Garden With Herbs

We use herbs for nutrition and health but don’t often consider that these same benefits can also extend to our gardens. Fertilizing with many of the herbs you already grow is a simple way to give the garden a boost and reduce the expense of purchased fertilizer. Below you’ll find three especially useful herbs for…

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