Welcome to the Growing Up Herbal Journal where you'll find information on herbal education, recipes, tutorials, natural living tips and tricks, and behind the scenes glimpses of how I live life naturally.

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When you first set out on your herbal journey, the idea of setting up a home apothecary is one that is both exciting and rewarding. The thought of having a variety of herbs at your fingertips, shelves lined with endless herbal preparations, and being constantly inspired by the possibilities of the herbal world is enough […]

Discover the art of growing calendula with our comprehensive guide. Learn essential tips for planting, care, and harvesting calendula flowers in your garden. Start cultivating vibrant blooms today!

Hello there, friends! Autumn is here, and today, I’d like to talk a bit with you today about identifying, harvesting, and using one of the best herbs for general wellness that I know of – […]

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Hey there, friends! Welcome to the Herb Folk summer Q+A. As we wrap up the summer season inside Herb Folk, I have gathered together several summer-related herbal questions that I’m going to try to answer […]

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As the summer days gradually fade and the autumn breeze starts to set in, it’s important to adapt our lifestyle in various ways to embrace and transition along with the changing season. This not only helps us to better align ourselves with nature’s rhythms, but there are health and wellness benefits too, such as feeling […]

One of my kiddos woke up recently with a swollen, red, itchy eye.  As a nurse and herbalist, my first step is not to head to the doctor but to search my herbal apothecary for […]

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Are you interested in learning how to use plants to support your health in as natural a way as possible — plants that grow in your backyard or in the forest behind your home or can be found in the local herb shop? If so, here's how you can become an herbalist!

How to Become
An Herbalist

Looking for books, recommended courses and workshops, and my must-have herbal supplies. You've got it. I'm dishing out all my favorite herbal resources with you!

My Favorite Resources for the Home Herbalist

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