One of the things I love best about this time of year is the return of chickweed (Stellaria media)! Chickweed shows up in early spring and fades out as the weather turns warmer then graces us again with her presence again in the fall. Chickweed likes to grow in damp, rich soil – […]
Herb Angel’s adventures in the wild.
Many of my favorite medicine plants are (invasive) weeds. Albizzia julibrissin, or Mimosa, is no different. In the summer months you’ll notice the puffy pink blossoms of this special tree all around – on the side of the road, in yards, fields. Chinese materia medica, Mimosa is known as the Tree of Collective Happiness. Important […]