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Of spring flowers, forest nibbles and an edible feast…

Of spring flowers, forest nibbles and an edible feast… Our May plants apprenticeship weekend got off to an early start for those of us who were able to camp out at Alexis and Bobbi’s place on [...]

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Balm of Gilead Medicinal Oil

Here’s a video I did for our Wild Plants Apprentices describing how to use the double boiler method for extracting the resins and medicinal qualities of Balsam Poplar buds.   They make [...]

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Majestic Trees and the first Spring Ephemerals

On Sunday, Along the Niagara Escarpment,  we continued to learn about trees, and found several spring ephemerals poking through the leaves on the forest floor. There were tiny Spring [...]

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Trees, Owl Eyes and Cold Water

Saturday April 18 – Trees, Owl Eyes and Cold Water  As we sat in our first circle of the 2015 Wild Plants Apprenticeship – the sun was out and so were the birds. In our spot along the Bruce [...]