🍵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

🍵 Nettle Tea for me, please!🌿

Ahhh, springtime! The sun is starting to shine, birds are singing, flowers are poppin’, and the amazing nettles are beginning to grow (up to 4′ tall!) where they can find nitrogen-rich, moist soil.🍃 …Nettles? Why would you include that (mostly) stinging family of plants in your list of seasonal wonders? Aren’t they known as a … Continue reading