Results for Category: Read To Me

All-Natural Pest Control Treatments | Herbal Academy | Check out these all-natural pest control preparations for your garden taken from Tammy Hartung's book, Homegrown Herbs.
  ON May 15,2021

All-Natural Pest Control Treatments

This excerpt is from Tammi Hartung’s book Homegrown Herbs and is reprinted with permission from the publisher. There are numerous methods for controlling insect pests in the garden, field, or greenhouse. Prevention will always be your best approach, but if that fails, consider beneficial insects or nonchemical pest controls. Do your best to address problems…

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As a Black Herbalist, These are my 3 Favorite Herbalism Books | Herbal Academy | Herbalist and blogger Kendra Payne shares and summarizes her three favorite herbalism books written by black authors.
  ON September 15,2020

As a Black Herbalist, These are my 3 Favorite Herbalism Books

As a child, I remember going out into nature, pulling weeds, putting them in jars, and making what I called “science projects” to hide in the cupboards of my parents’ house. In my way, I was practicing herbalism, even though I didn’t know it at the time and hadn’t encountered any herbalism books or resources….

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  ON May 06,2019

DIY Firming Wild Rose Undereye Cream 

Book excerpt from The Backyard Herbal Apothecary by Devon Young. My slow evolution into “becoming an herbalist” started with a love of plants and a love of knowledge. My earliest memories are a library of pretty plants and heavenly aroma, diverse textures and pleasing flavors. To say I was a “plant nerd” from an early…

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5 Herb Gardening Books To Inspire Your Next Botanical Garden | Herbal Academy | Whether you are a seasoned herb grower or a newbie, we've compiled five herb gardening books that are sure to help inspire your next botanical garden.
  ON March 22,2018

5 Herb Gardening Books To Inspire Your Next Botanical Garden

This is the time of year when a day with slightly above average temperatures and sunshine leads to a longing for spring. Seasonal changes, such as the snow beginning to melt or the days growing longer, tempt us outside for just a bit longer each time. Once quick, dreaded trips to the mailbox evolve into…

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Book Review: Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen by Brittany Wood Nickerson | Herbal Academy | Love food? Love herbs? Love cookbooks? Then you'll love this one! Come check out our review of this brand new herbal cookbook!
  ON August 04,2017

Book Review: Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen

Our food preferences and beliefs and our relationship with the foods we choose to eat are as personal as they are diverse. They form the backbone of the cultural traditions that root and shape us as well as the modern fads that propel us to experiment with new food trends. In traditional holistic healing traditions,…

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