Category Archives: Wild-crafting Medicinals

How did your ancestors stay well? Our woods and wild spaces are still full of cures. Recognize the ones that can help you.

Spring Tonic

SPRING TONIC It is truly spring in the mountains around Crescent Valley. I know this because an elk visited and ate most of my crocuses – he must have needed a spring tonic. Crocuses are not one I would recommend … Continue reading

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SMARTPLANTS

Every plant has its purpose, but some are more gifted than others. Cattails are very smart and very useful. You wouldn’t think so to look at them at this time of year, when all you see is a desolate mish-mash … Continue reading

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