Heading to the Mother Earth News Fair

The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.

Go No-Poo: 3 Herbal Hair Rinses

More and more people are giving up conventional shampoo and conditioner in lieu of homemade hair rinses. For shiny, beautiful hair, use gentle cleansers free of chemicals on your hair. Try one of these three herbal hair rinses: Rose-Chamomile, Cacao-Rosemary and Nettle-Lavender.

The Herb Shop Owners Who Inspired Me to Start My Blog

In the summer of 2008, one guest blogger started reading Rosemary’s Sampler, an herb blog by two of her two favorite sisters from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and was inspired to start writing her own blog: Lemon Verbena Lady’s Herb Garden.

Herb Catalogs: Ready, Set, and Plant Those Herbs, Part 1

Lemon Verbena Lady is anxious to get planting new herbs in her herb garden. She explores the wonderful world of herb plant catalogs both in print and online in three installments because there is just so much herbal information to pass along!

Every Herb Has a Story: Herbs for Inflammation

When your muscles are aching and your bones aren't moving, spice up your life by adding a little more spice to your meals with these herbs for inflammation. It may just be what Mother Nature ordered.

Herbal College Care Package

Assemble this simple list of herbal items and send them to your student to show how much you care.   

5 Herbs for Better Brain Health

Herbs contan antioxidants and other helpful properties that can improve memory, boost cognitive function and keep your brain in shape as you age.

Flavor Pork with Rosemary Garlic Jelly

I had one of the best pork chops of my life last night, thanks to a homegrown hog and Nancy, also known to our blog friends as The Lemon Verbena Lady.

Herbal Travels: Loire Valley, France

The Lemon Verbena Lady describes her 20th wedding anniversary trip to the Loire Valley in France and shares her search for unusual herbs.