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Purslane - Weekly Weeder #28 - Common Sense Homesteading

Today’s featured plant is Purslane, Portulaca oleracea. Common Purslane is also…

Common Burdock - learn about range and identification of burdock, use of burdock for food and medicine. wildlife uses of burdock.

Common Burdock - Weekly Weeder #30

Jewelweed is an annual native, and can be found throughout most of the United States and Canada, except for the extreme north and some areas of the southwest and Rocky Mountains

Jewelweed - Weekly Weeder #33 and Wildcrafting Wednesday

Galium spp. - Common names: bedstraw, catchweed, cleavers (photo by Jeremy Sell)

Random Plant: Cleavers/stickywilly/catchweed bedstraw

The leaves of the Cleavers plant ( Galium aparine ) have small hooked hairs that cause it to “cleave” to the fingers when touched, hence the name. Used as a flavoring in soups and stews. Roasted seeds are used as a coffee substitute. Cleavers is primarily

Common yarrow, Achillea millefolium - range and identification, wildlife uses, medicinal uses. Wildcrafting Wednesday homesteading and herbal blog hop.

Common Yarrow - Weekly Weeder #34 and Wildcrafting Wednesday

Common yarrow, Achillea millefolium - range and identification, wildlife uses, medicinal uses. Wildcrafting Wednesday homesteading and herba.

Common Mullein - Weekly Weeder #13 @ Common Sense Homesteading

Common Mullein - Weekly Weeder #13

Common Mullein - Weekly Weeder - Verbascum thapsus, range and identification, Food and Habitat for Wildlife, Medicinal Uses of Common Mu.

Common plantain - Range and identification of plantain. Plantain as food and habitat for wildlife. Medicinal uses of common plantain. Plantain folklore.

Common Plantain - Weekly Weeder #14

Common plantain - Range and identification of plantain. Plantain as food and habitat for wildlife. Medicinal uses of common plantain.

Comfrey - Weekly Weeder #40 @ Common Sense Homesteading

Comfrey - Weekly Weeder #40

Comfrey - Weekly Weeder @ Common Sense Homesteading Comfrey Compress to treat cuts

We all know our vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild edibles? Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild:

Sheep Sorrel (Rumex Acetosella) is a popular nibble with children and is familiar to most trampers as a practical thirst-quencher. This wild edible plant has

Motherwort is one of the easiest herbs to grow. It is one of my favorite remedies for anxiety and stress. It is taken as a tincture or tea to lessen pain, such as headaches, menstrual cramps and muscle sprains and aches. The seeds can be stratified for two weeks before planting, and will generally germinate in one week.

is one of my favorite remedies for and It is taken as a tincture or tea to lessen such as headaches, menstrual cramps and muscle sprains and aches.

Common Mallow @ Common Sense Homesteading

Common Mallow - Weekly Weeder #31 and Wildcrafting Wednesday

Common Mallow, Malva neglecta - range and identification, uses for wildlife, food and medicine.

This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet ~ HealthyAeon

Little Weed-Most Useful Medicines. We are talking about the herb, plantain; that is quite often mistaken as a weed. You would have seen in your yard and ignored it. You might have even gone to the extent of eliminating it from your garden.

Curly dock - also known as yellow dock - range and identification, animal uses, uses for food and medicine. Wildcrafting Wednesday herbal blog hop.

Curly Dock - Weekly Weeder #32 and Wildcrafting Wednesday

Purslane is packed with nutrition: Purslane is low in calories, high in fiber, an excellent source of the essential amino acids, and vitamins A, C and E. Purslane also has one the highest known concentrations of Omega-3 fatty acid in any plant.

Purslane: Weed it or Eat it?

Purslane is packed with nutrition: Purslane is low in calories, high in fiber, an excellent source of the essential amino acids, and vitamins A, C and E. Purslane also has one the highest known concentrations of fatty acid in any plant.

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