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Herb of the Week: Burdock


BURDOCK Species: Arctium lappa Common names: Beggar’s Buttons,Thorny Burr, Love Leaves, Gobo  History/Folklore: Burdock is a common biennial considered by many to be a weed. However, it has been used to treat a wide variety of ailments throughout history. The … Continue reading

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Artemisia of the Week: CALIFORNIA SAGEBRUSH


Species: Artemisia californica Common names: California sagebrush, Coastal sagebrush, California sagewort, California mugwort History/Folklore: Native to California, California Sagebrush is a shrub that can attain a height of 5-8 feet whose leaves have a strong sage like aroma. It provides … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week: Apothecary’s Rose


Species: Rosa gallica var. officinalis Common names: The Apothecary’s Rose, Rose of Lancaster, Provins Rose History/Folklore: Rosa gallica was beloved to have originated in Persia and was brought to Europe by the Crusaders. There is mention of monks growing and … Continue reading

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What Blooming in Airmeith’s Gardens – 5/31/13

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Airmeith Naturals Gardens in South Hadley, MA


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Cultivating a Gardening Habit, Discover the Health Benefits of Yard Work


Feeling the need to exercise, clean up your diet or meditate? Want to be more creative, get out and meet people, enjoy the outdoors, and slow down? There’s one activity in which you can accomplish all of these objectives: gardening. … Continue reading

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