April 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

Throughout “Peach Provides”, April’s zine, there are beautifully detailed pictures of Peach’s twigs, leaves, and flowers. We hope that you have enjoyed them! Today, the drawings will come alive with a bit of felt, floss, twigs, and paint. We are going to make our very own Peach Blossoms. The picture above will work as a […]

April 24, 2013 Calendar Entry

For the last few weeks, we have been exploring Peach. We have made Peach Shrub, Peach Elixir, and Peach Oil. We have learned about Peach’s leaves, flowers, and fruits in the Botany section. We have read Peach’s story, sung Peach’s song, and completed the crossword puzzle. We hope that you have made many memories with […]

April 23, 2013 Calendar Entry

Today, we are sharing “Peach,” a song written by Kristine. Here are the first four lines (sung to the tune of “London Bridge is Falling Down”). See page 20 for the rest of the song. If you would like to add a stanza, please feel free to post it in the comments section or on […]

April 19, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have been enjoying herbal crafting with Peach this month. Today, we are crafting Peach Oil. You can find this four ingredient recipe on page 24. The oil is perfect for massaging on places of the skin that are inflamed. It is commonly used to alleviate strains, sprains, hives, and spasmodic lungs. […]

April 18, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to journal about Peach. What have you learned about Peach this month? What has been your favorite activity? Is there anything that surprised you about her? What? Would you like to know more about a certain aspect of Peach? We are looking forward to reading your comments and responses! You can get your […]

April 17, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to try your Peach Shrub! For mixing directions, turn to page 21 and look towards the bottom of the page. How do you like the flavor? Shrubs can be used to stimulate the appetite, which will help the digestive system. If you have not had a chance to make yours yet, turn […]

April 16, 2013 Calendar Entry

Thanks for joining us here at Herbal Roots Zine today! For those of you who did not stop by yesterday, we posted a giveaway for “Warbler”, a print by Geninne. There is still time to sign up, if you would like a chance to win! The giveaway ends on Sunday, April 21. For today, we […]

April 12, 2013 Calendar Entry

Peach is a short-lived and self-pollinating tree. Her 5 flower petals make way for the fleshy fruit to grow and sweeten under the sun. Turn to Herbal Botany on page 16 for more information and diagrams that your young ones can label. Have fun! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of […]

April 11, 2013 Calendar Entry

Each new month brings with it new pictures drawn by Kristine. We hope that you enjoy them! Our family loves looking through the zine at all the pictures before we even begin on the activities. If you feel so inspired, try to draw Peach today! Perhaps, you are drawn to the twigs and leaves. Maybe, […]

April 10, 2013 Calendar Entry

Last week Tuesday, we started our Peach Shrubs. Today, we are going to strain off the Peaches, Peach Leaves, and Basil. The Peach Shrub needs to sit for one more week for the vinegar to mellow. How is your shrub beginning to smell? Isn’t it beautiful! You can get your own copy of this month’s […]