Spring Foraging: 5 Weeds You Should Eat!

After a long winter, we’re all ready for spring! Fortunately, before the garden comes into play there are still fresh things to be had—if only you’ll take a walk around the yard. Here are the five easiest and tastiest greens you can find growing just about anywhere.

A New Look at Natural Weed Control

Weed blasting is a new method of natural weed control currently being tested by the US Department of Agriculture. Learn the basics about this method that could help reduce back-breaking work and improve soil health.

Behold the Miracle of the Earth: 8 Healthy Living Tips

Peruse our articles about healthy living from the July/August 2013 issue. In this issue we teach you how to enjoy your bountiful garden harvest all year; give you product recommendations to create a healthier, simpler, more self-sufficient home; show you simple solutions for quick breakfasts; discuss the basics of simple and affordable DIY body-care products; and much more!

Fireweed Plant: Surprisingly, it's Not Hot

The fireweed plant is a showy herb native to the northern hemisphere. Use it to make a deliciously sweet Fireweed Jelly or a tea useful in treating constipation.

Guinea Hen Weed: The New Way to Fight Against Cancer?

Everybody’s looking for the cure to cancer. When will it be found and where will it come from? A new herb has recently emerged as a possible new treatment for cancer. If you’ve never heard of guinea hen weed, read this now.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Weedy Crops

With fall rain comes weedy crops. Learn more about Texas rain and it what it's doing to Herb Companion reader, Cynthia Meredith's, garden.

Herbal Sun Burn Remedies

Aloe vera isn’t the only herbal remedy for burn relief. Many herbs can help protect skin and soothe it after a burn. Here are our four favorites.