Wild Cucumber - (Echinocystis lobata) - Good or Bad?
We’ll share photos and tips for identififying wild cucumber, and answer some common questions about this rowdy wild neighbor.
The best dandelion recipes for every season: 35 tasty ways to use this free superfood all year long - Green Home DIY
Wondering what to do with the dandelions all over your yard? Find some of the best dandelion recipes to use this free superfood all year long.
Growing Ramps in Your Backyard
Ramps or wild leeks are usually only found growing wild. They’re foraged in the early spring, by people who happen to know a “secret” patch. More often than not, your “secret spot” is the secret spot of a dozen other people. Wild populations are in decline, so much so that they’re now listed as threatened in many states. The good news is, they’re actually pretty easy to grow at home. Here's how! #gardening #ramps #foraging #spring #practicalselfreliance
Wildcrafting and Foraging
Although not standard “garden” elements, my weeds are also harvested for culinary and medicinal use. The “Weekly Weeder” series provides identification and usage information for many common weeds, plus there are articles on some of my favorite herbal recipes and remedies that are a must for every homesteader.