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Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup

“The common elderberry is one of the most abundant, most useful, most healthful and yet most neglected of our wild native fruits.” – Euell Gibbons, Stalking The Wild Asparagus

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy is a plant with quite a reputation. Knowing how to identify it and being respectful of its presence are the first keys to avoiding the rash. The other is getting to know the plants that relieve the reaction. Nature is inherently balanced such that if a...

Wild Grape in Flower

Wild Grape in Flower

One beautiful early morning I found myself down by the river. The river calls to me when mornings break, leading me down to its banks where I find solace, a listening ear and more often than not, something extraordinary and new. As I was coming up toward the highbush...