January 15, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! We hope that you have had a wonderful Monday! Don’t miss the amazing giveaway from Mountain Rose Herbs: a 16 oz. bottle of Aloe Vera Gel and 4 oz. of Cape Aloe powder! Sign up ends this Sunday, January 20. We are looking forward to sharing the lore of Aloe today. On pages [...]

January 11, 2013 Calendar Entry

Review time! What have you learned about Aloe so far? Check out the crossword puzzle on page 33. How many words are you able to find without looking at the word bank? You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Awesome Aloe” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year [...]

January 10, 2013 Calendar Entry

Kristine loves sharing her delicately detailed drawings with you every month in the zine, this blog, and on the facebook page. Today, try your hand at drawing Aloe. From leaves to flowers, Aloe has a beauty all of its own. Post your pictures on our flickr page. We would love to see them! You can [...]

January 9, 2013 Calendar Entry

Ready to learn some botany? Check out page 16 to learn all about Aloe’s parts. Learning about plant parts can help us to identify plants growing in the wild. You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Awesome Aloe” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of Herbal Roots [...]

January 8, 2013 Calendar Entry

Aloe may have been the first herb that I recognized and loved. When I was a little girl, I would often get sun burned. So, my mom would usually put some Aloe Vera on my shoulders or back. It brought instant relief while cooling down the heat that was emanating from my skin. Today, we [...]

January 4, 2013 Calendar Entry

Aloe vera plants grow in pots or desert ground offer their medicine to us Relief Today, we are excited to share a poem that was written by Kristine. In the world of poetry, the poem above is called a cinquain. There are two more poems for your reading pleasure on page 22. At the bottom, you [...]

January 3, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! If you turn to page 30, then you will find an Aloe Vera maze! We hope you have fun!! Do you like mazes? Big ones or little ones? We would love to learn about your experiences. You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Awesome Aloe” right here: Or, you [...]

January 2, 2013 Calendar Entry

Happy New Year from Herbal Roots Zine! We are happy that you are here. We hope that you have had a chance to enter the giveaway. If not, be sure to enter. During the month of January, we will be learning about Aloe. How do you feel about this plant? What are your experiences with [...]