Winter is ticking into springtime and a lot of our garlic braids are starting to germ! There is nothing wrong with the herb, but we have so much left over and ready to be transformed into a delicious & soothing remedy for the changing seasons. I start by clearing any shrivelled or mouldy cloves… Continue reading Honey Infused Garlic
Acer saccharum Spotting, tapping & learning from the maple tree. This tree which represents Canada in many ways is actually not apparent across the country and is largely found in the southeast mixed forest in the Canadian Shield. Maple is big business and small operations have thousands of taps. Even people with 100 or 200… Continue reading Sugar Water Tree
Emesis ****This is a post about emesis, so consider this your warning. I’m going to keep this log short because if I am going to admit that I am in the throes of one of my recurring symptoms :: vomiting. Apparently I am a sucker for “bad” gut bacteria that just won’t quit. I love… Continue reading Emesis
The morning coffee game has never been stronger. I used to just pour hot water over preground coffee beans, serve with some cream and just a touch of sugar. I’m not sure when exactly I started wanting to drink less coffee. When my migraines started to get really bad, or when I feel the effects… Continue reading 6 Shades of Gold
Tea of the day :: Calendula – horsetail – seaberry – joe pye weed – corn silk – fireweed Nephros- Pertaining to the kidneys, and essentially the urinary system. Kidney days The urinary system is composed of the kidneys, the bladder, ureter, and urethra. The supradrenal glands sit on top the kidneys on each side… Continue reading Nephros
Plant Profile :: Nepeta cataria :: Catnip :: Cataire Family :: Lamiaceae (mint) Found :: in garden borders, in garden design, edge & field habitat. Permaculture Zone 1-3. Perennial flowering soft to semi-hard stemmed shrub. Hardiness Zone 3-4. Parts Used :: Leaves, flowers. Leaves have a toothed edge but the surface and underneath of the… Continue reading Plant Profile :: Nepeta cataria L.
Can it really Be? One whole year later? Sheet mulching is a wonderful way to reclaim eroded and bare earth into surprisingly fertile garden spaces. You’ll find a step-by-step guide to our process here. What used to be barren ground is now loaded with both wild and cultivated flowers that provide habitat and forage for… Continue reading Progress Report
Hippophae rhamnoides seaberry, sea buckthorn (seabuckthorn), argousier, siberian pineapple. I’ve got major respect for the tough plants. As much as I do love my delicate flowers and trees, sometimes plants need to know how to look after themselves. I also love plants that are known by several names. They become elusive, almost conceptual plants that… Continue reading Sea Buckthorned
I am certifiably JAZZED to announce to you that AgroNomades products and art are now available for worldwide purchase via our brand spanking new Etsy page! We’ve got lip balms, herbal salves & tinctures, infused oils, and prints are just going up now ❤ So browse our products, leave your comments below and check back… Continue reading AgroNomades now on ETSY!
2014 is here! Bursting through the underbelly of winter, greenness prevails! Dried nettles are a wonderful source of the real summer dirt. If you’re like me and you know its going to be a least 5 months before you get to see the bare earth again, despair not! Throw a handful of nettles into a… Continue reading Beginnings : URTICA