Contraceptive herb: Queen Anne’s Lace or Daucus Carota

Sorry to all those wanting to buy wild carrot seeds. I will harvest them later in the year and then sell some (a few) seed packets. I definitively won’t sell quantities for using them straight away – there will be seed packets only. Why should you bother growing wild carrots at all? If you want … Read more Contraceptive herb: Queen Anne’s Lace or Daucus Carota

Pumpkin Harvest season – Storing and Curing

pumpkin

This year I was harvesting half of the pumpkin patch already. It was so dry that the stalks were dry and the plants died prematurely. With the dry weather, I left them outside on the ground for some days. Usually, this is later in the year and I would wait until the first frost threatens. … Read more Pumpkin Harvest season – Storing and Curing

Comfrey panacea or deadly poison?

comfrey lotion bar

Comfrey a highly esteemed herb Some think comfrey is a panacea useful to heal wounds, broken bones against varicose veins, cough, cancer, high blood pressure to name a few. Comfrey is a herb which was held in high esteem throughout history by ancient and modern herbalists alike: Dioscorides, Paracelsus, the Australian herbalist like Isabelle Shipard … Read more Comfrey panacea or deadly poison?