🌱Just Dandy, & We Ain’t Lyin’!😉

Ah, Taraxacum officinale! You may have noticed this bright plant still persevering in lawns and fields (even popping up through cracks in concrete) as the chill of winter approaches. Also known as the dandelion, its sunny flower and many uses have been captivating humans throughout history. You may think of it as an invasive and nasty … Continue reading

🍵The many uses of cleavers! (aka velcro plant, goosegrass, or catchweed)🌿

Galium aparine, also known as cleavers, velcro plant, catchweed, or bed straw (plus many other nicknames) is a common weed you may find growing in or around some of your shrubs or under your trees. You’re also likely to spot them clinging to your clothes after walking back to your car from a creek or … Continue reading

🌲New Class! How To: Gardening Year Round, Working With Nature🌿

We’re offering a new series of classes this summer on Vashon Island, starting with this one! Tickets can be purchased here. Classes will be held on John’s homestead in Vashon; maximum 12 people. This workshop will be both hands on and informational, and aims to equip landowners to care for their land in an ecological … Continue reading