Recipe: Pickled Dandelion Flower Buds

Use these pickled buds as a condiment like any pickle; mix into tuna, egg, green or potato salad; and enjoy straight from the jar!

When making pickled dandelion flower buds, you’ll want to make sure the flower buds have not opened yet. Check out the picture on the right. The top is a dandelion flower bud that has not opened yet. The bottom is a flower that has opened, been pollinated, and ...

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Plant Medicine for the Herbal Reluctant

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The lushness of spring is breathtaking here in the Pacific Northwest. The soil warms and the plants are lift their leaves and flowers to take in the sun, water, and the breath of all life around them.

Spending time in the garden, prattling about weeding, hoeing, planting are all first steps to healing with herbs. Breathe in their scent and the oxygen they give. ...

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Garden Herbs

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Happy spring! It was a mild winter here in the PNW; buds are popping open, and plants are emerging early. The herbs in my garden are arising healthy and rarin’ to go after a winter’s sleep under mineral rich rotting leaves. It seems that everyone has spring fever!

Lately I’ve been talking with a lot of people about what they will be planting this year. Everyone has their favorite herbs in their gardens. ...

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