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Gathering Dandelion Leaf – an Ancient Medicine with a Modern Twist.
With spring getting seriously under way my herb gathering becomes a daily activity, squeezed in during sunny spells and in between other work. It is lovely to go out into the fields and green lanes for some quiet reflection and … Continue reading
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Where Weeding and Harvesting Meet. Gathering Dandelion Roots.
I love working at my herb field. There is plenty to do at this time of year, but while most horticulturalists are concentrating on ground preparation, sowing and weeding, I am harvesting. Or am I? I’m removing dandelion plants from … Continue reading
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