Spring is the time of year that we start eating lighter and detoxing. It’s time for spring cleaning of body, mind, and home! While there is a lot of focus on what we eat, often not enough attention is paid to how we clean our homes... Making sure that all of your household cleaning products … Continue reading Spring Detox for Your Home!
Available for a limited time only! Welcome in spring and bring some life into your home with our NEW Springtime 5ml Essential Oil Blend! This combination of floral, citrus, and grassy oils creates a unique aroma that is perfect for cleansing and brightening up any room. We made it through another winter!! It's getting warmer, … Continue reading INTRODUCING SPRINGTIME, Our Newest Essential Oil Blend!
The following creations will give you some inspiration on the different ways you can use plum blossom. They may or may not make it into the final collection spring recipes (and will still undergo some finishing) but here are a few of my experiments so far… I use fresh blossoms immediately and store a few … Continue reading Foraging & Cooking with Ornamental Purple Plum Blossom: Spring Floral Confections! – Gather Victoria
Spring is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. It's a time to let go of old habits, get rid of old or unwanted things, and give yourself a new start in life. Whether you're looking to do a deep cleaning of your house or health, we've got the natural products to help you … Continue reading Let Spring Begin…
Cleavers (Galium aparine). The name (Galium) is derived from gala which is Greek for ‘milk’ (cleavers was used to curdle milk for cheese) and the species name ‘aparine‘ comes from the Greek word apara meaning ‘to seize’. Also known as Bedstraw because it was used to stuff mattresses. Cleavers is a persistent, sticky plant that grows profusely and … Continue reading Spring Cleaning with Cleavers
It's officially Spring. Though it was official according to the calendar about a month ago, Nature has now spoken in southeastern Utah. Here are three plants that signal spring to me: The first coltsfoot flowers are up - bright yellow sunshine that can be turned into a beautiful tincture. Coltsfoot Flower Tincture Coltsfoot flowers, freshly … Continue reading Spring is Here…
As promised, for this April’s Gathering Diary Sneak Peeks I’m starting off by sharing this delectable melt in your mouth, spring blossom infused white chocolate truffle. I’ve made… Source: Purple Plum Blossom & Wild Violets: White Chocolate Truffles! – gather
Right now every bakery to big box superstore has yeasty, doughy Hot Cross Buns for sale. I think this is amazing considering their history dates back to the dawn of civilization! According to a var… Source: Hot Cross Buns: Cakes for The Moon Goddess! – gather
The classic Tabouli (or Tabbouleh) Salad is made with bulgur, mint, parsley, tomatoes, cucumbers and a lemony garlic dressing, but I love to spruce mine up with seasonal wild greens. For this Tabou… Source: Wild Spring Green Tabouli: Super Nutritious & Super Delicious – gather