Tag: Herbs

Herbs

Articles tagged with “Herbs” here at Homestead Lady will include information, tutorials, DIYs and personal experience with both culinary and medicinal herbs. There will also be information on growing your own medicinal herb garden and suggested medicinal herbs to learn to use.

Often these posts will include recommended resources for learning more, including our own book on growing herbs in pots, Herbs in the Bathtub, available in our shop.

Rose Hip Tea for Vitamin C l Other wholesome ingredients including raw honey and lemon l Homestead Lady.com

Rosehip Tea: Sweet Vitamin C

Would you like to boost your Vitamin C intake for the sickly winter months, but want to avoid commercial products that may or may not be effectively absorbed by your body?  Sweeten up your Vitamin C and your day by enjoying a simple cup of rosehip tea.  Rose Hip Tea for Vitamin C l Other wholesome ingredients including raw honey and lemon l Homestead Lady.com Continue reading “Rosehip Tea: Sweet Vitamin C”

Herbal Education for Kids

Here are simple and fun herbal education resources for teaching children.  Use these high quality herbal books, posts and courses to teach your kids about the usefulness of herbal plants. 

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24/7 Herbal Access : The Herbarium

If you want to learn more about herbs and how to use them but don’t have time for an online class, The Herbarium is just for you!  Herbal learning resources that are available every day of the year 
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Emergency Essentials: Be A Wise Virgin

Essential is quite a thought provoking word.  What do I think is essential to my life?  My happiness?  My safety?  My sanity?  Emergency essentials, now there’s a list to make!  Let the Parable of the Ten Virgins inspire us all to learn new skills and gather necessary supplies as we enjoy National Preparedness this month.Gather Emergency Essentials l Be a Wise Virgin and Prepare with These Tips and Skills l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Emergency Essentials: Be A Wise Virgin”

Dandelion Gelatin l Forage dandelions for a healthy treat l Homestead Lady.com

Dandelion Gelatin

We were out foraging in the backyard for dandelions when one of my daughters suddenly said, “I wonder if you could eat dandelion Jell-O”.  Turns out, you can.  So, here’s a recipe for Dandelion Gelatin.  

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Got Mint?

A very good question was posed to me lately – “What do I do with all this mint?!”  Come learn how to grow it, how to contain it and how to use.  Mint: the herb every gardener loves to hate. Got mint Learn to grow, harvest, use and store mint l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Got Mint?”

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DIY Supplement Capsules

Make Your Own Herbal Supplements l DIY supplements l Homestead Lady (.com)If you’re spending too much money on herbal supplement capsules at the health food store, try making your own!  With some very simple equipment, powdered herbs and about an hour, you can make a stash of supplement capsules that will help you stay healthy. Continue reading “DIY Supplement Capsules”