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The Herbs of Summer

The Herbs of Summer

By Herbalist Erin Smith It’s the peak of summer. If you are like me, you are probably spending a lot of time outdoors – with the plants, with the water, with a good book, or perhaps all of the above. While summer is a great time for all herbs, here are a few must have...
Plant Profile: Linden/Lime

Plant Profile: Linden/Lime

Plant Profile: Linden/Lime (Tilia spp.) From Herbalist Erin Smith This time of year the air is sweet with Linden. These beautiful trees provide luscious green shade and have a sweet, sensuous smell that will stop you in your tracks.  If you’ve ever walked down a...
Plant Profile: Elder

Plant Profile: Elder

Plant Profile: Elder (Sambucus nigra) From Herbalist Erin Smith As winter gets closer, the cold and flu season is upon us. One of the best herbs for this season is Elder (Sambucus nigra). It offers gentle yet powerful support to promote your supports your body’s...