You can find wild rose hips and use dried or fresh berries to make a wonderful rose hip tea! Rose hips are rich in vitamin C, other antioxidants and compounds that support the skin, joints and vascular system.
Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used.
Foraging & Using Goldenrod Goldenrod blooms right around the time ragweed pollen starts causing trouble, so is often unjustly blamed for causing allergies. The fact though is that goldenrod pollen is heavy and spread by insects, instead of the wind like
Learn these 5 rules for safely foraging wild edibles. Over 25 wild edibles and how to harvest and prepare them. Plus, free Seasonal Guide on when to harvest each plant. Perfect for becoming more self-reliant and talk about cutting down on the grocery budg