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March Plant of the Month: Violet

Published on March 1, 2019 under Garden
March Plant of the Month: Violet
March - Violet Latin name: Viola odorata,Viola affinis, Viola sororia, Viola tricolor, (and related species) -  Violaceae Common name: Violet , sweet violet, common blue violet, common wood violet, heartsease Usage: There are anywhere between…
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February Plant of the Month: Spearmint

Published on January 1, 2019 under Garden
February Plant of the Month: Spearmint
Latin name: Mentha spicata (aka M. viridis or M. sativa) Common name: Spearmint, gardenmint Usage: There are hundreds of varieties of cultivars within the mint family, many of which are used for their pleasant taste…
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Join Nina & Maggie for Roots of Herbalism!

Published on December 17, 2018 under Classes
Our next live course offerings in Florida: March 9-10 Orlando with Maggie O'Halloran & Nina DiCristina May 18-19 Orlando with Maggie O'Halloran & Nina DiCristina June 8-9 Tallahassee with Maggie O'Halloran & Phoenix Fermin 12…
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Materia Medica: Chaya

Published on July 6, 2017 under Garden
Materia Medica: Chaya
I cringe when I hear the word "superfood" uttered in a mixed crowd. Between GOOP and Dr Oz, health and nutrition fads fill up my Facebook feed daily, and they fade into distant memory as…
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Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida

Published on June 23, 2017 under Garden
Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida
See notes and slides from Emily's presentation at this link. Herbalist Emily Ruff presented "Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida" at the 2017 International Herb Symposium, highlighting medicinal plants growing in the subtropical climate…
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