Month: July 2014

23 July, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

I planted my first little garden in 2011. It was triangle shaped and the longest side was about 3 feet. I purchased 11 plants from a local farm including 4 cabbages, a tomato plant, a green pepper plant, and some jalapeños. I thought I was tricking the local animal population by planting the row of jalapeños in front of everything else. One day when watering, I thought to myself “I’m going to harvest the cabbage tomorrow”. Unfortunately, the deer also…

1 July, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

This past weekend, I decided to harvest some Plantain to make an infused oil which I will turn into salve in six weeks. Plantain is the first plant I formally studied in my herbal program, however, I was already familiar with plantain’s wonderful healing properties for the skin and use it often to make a healing salve for family and friends. During my class, we were given an assignment to take our chosen herb internally as well as externally. I…

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Charlena Edge

Charlena Edge

Hi, welcome to my humble abode! I’m Charlena, wife, mother of two, pet mommy, full-time worker, sporadic crafter, former floral designer, trial and error gardener, future chicken owner, and wanna be farmer. I have a Master’s degree in Therapeutic Herbalism. In between my disjointed, seemingly unrelated posts, I hope to share some of what I’ve learned. Thanks for stopping by!

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