What Are Herbal Tinctures?

Herbal tinctures are made by infusing plant parts in alcohol, such as vodka or brandy, to extract the medicinal properties of the herbs. Tinctures are generally much stronger than teas and are easy to take on the go. They can be taken by adding…

Rest in Darkness

Winter has settled in the Yukon. The days are short and snowy, and the nights are long and cold. The Wildwood greenhouse is empty and all the potions that captured the summer’s bounty are bottled up. The hustle and bustle of summer is over…

Lamb’s Quarter – A Poster Child for Weeds

Weeds are, more often than not, considered noxious nuisances in the garden, and yet they have much to give. They grow in abundance, do not fear the harsh Yukon climate, and don’t need any fussing over to grow. Lamb’s quarter (Chenopodium album), also known…

New Beginnings

At long last, spring has arrived in the Yukon. The snow is melting, the swans are flying north, and the humans are planting the first seeds for their vegetable gardens. It also is a time of new beginnings and so, this new venture called…