Learn to Make Herbal Remedies with Pineywoods Permaculture

I’m really pleased to have been asked to participate in this awesome event at Caddo Mounds State Historical Park in Alto,Texas. If you are local to NWLA or ETX, come out! Registration required. Advertisements

Cleansing, Detox and Seasonal Tonics

It’s now late March and we have passed the vernal equinox (how did that even happen?) We are past the onslaught of New Year’s resolutions and social media commitments to juice fasting. We are into Spring! In case you didn’t know, the dead of winter is the absolute worst time of year to consider cleansing […]

Crossvine: Native Medicinal for Rejuvenation

I want to talk about one of my favorite wild plants, Crossvine. Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata)┬áis a perennial native vine that is common in forests of the Southeast. Crossvine is also sometimes grown as a garden ornamental because it has incredibly gorgeous trumpet shaped orange and yellow showy flowers that hummingbirds love. It flowers in early […]

August recap and Edible Plant Workshop

Hey, friends! Thanks for taking the time to read the Red Earth Wildcrafted blog today. We aren’t very consistent about writing, and that absolutely kills readership and growth. I am sure that many other craftspeople find that to be a huge issue as well- handling the admin, especially the online aspect of running and growing […]

Ode to Lemongrass

    Even here in this picture of part of my garden earlier in the year, the lemongrass is in the background, second stage to the Artemesia ludoviciana I was trying to capture.     A few years ago, a friend who has since moved away gave me a Lemongrass transplant. She is from Africa, Zanzibar to […]

Herbal Vinegars

Did you know that herbal vinegars are easy and effective medicine? In some cases, making a vinegar based extraction of herbs is preferable to an alcohol based tincture, glycerite or water based infusion. Vinegar does an excellent job extracting minerals from herbs. Herbs such as nettle, non aromatic mints such as henbit and dead nettle, […]