Life with Herbs

Gardens, green and growing

This past winter I moved back to my family farm in North Carolina.  A beautiful 80 acres of fertile soil, with creeks, a pond, forests and Mother Earth loving vibes.  My intention is to be growing many of the medicinal herbs that go into my natural products. As it evolves, I will keep updating pictures of our beautiful plant allies, so you can see the medicines as they grow from the Earth to you, my dear supporters.                                     
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Last years Turmeric, dug up in January
It all starts here - In the seeding greenhouse
Beginning of life!
Inoculating Reishi mushroom logs
First plantings in April
May Garden
Young Blue Vervain
June Garden with flowering Blue Vervain
Little Kapoor Tulsi
Kapoor Tulsi
Krishna Tulsi
Abundant Chamomile
California Poppy
California Poppy whole plant
Violas - Johnny Jump-ups
Viola infusing olive oil
Daily Spring harvest
Copper Alembic Still
Pot o' Cornflower
Distilling Cornflower - 1st distillation on the farm
Anise Hyssop
Lemon Balm
Angelica on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Soloman's seal in the Appalachian Mtns