May 31, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed learning about Blackberry this month! Now that you have had a chance to record your thoughts about this plant on page 7 of the zine, it is time to turn to page 8 to fill out the second part of the Herb Spirits section. How have your answers changed? How […]

May 30, 2013 Calendar Entry

Are you ready to try your Blackberry root Tincture! The roots have steeped for four weeks today. If you have been experiencing some diarrhea symptoms, the tincture will help with its astringent and antidiarrheal properties. For dosage recommendations, turn to page 26. It is not too late to get your own copy of this month’s […]

May 29, 2013 Calendar Entry

Anemia. Some of us have been inexplicably tired. There just does not seem to be enough energy to begin or complete the tasks that we would so love to do each day. If you have struggled with anemia, then Blackberry Blood Building Syrup may be just what you need to get back into the swing […]

May 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

Are you ready to have fresh breath and a smooth throat? If you began your Blackberry mouthwash four weeks ago, it has steeped long enough. Today is the first day to try  your creation! For the rest of the directions, turn to page 28. Enjoy! It is not too late to get your own copy […]

May 24, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to review! Turn to page 37 to begin working on the crossword puzzle. How many words can you find  without looking at the word bank? What is your favorite word? You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Brambly Blackberry” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of […]

May 23, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is almost that time again. Chiggers and mosquitoes are getting ready to emerge from their homes.  If you enjoy walking around in fields, forests, parks, and gardens, then you may come in contact with a chigger or a mosquito or both this summer. To help you prepare, we wanted to share with you an […]

May 22, 2013 Calendar Entry

Did you know we have a Flickr group page? You can add your own pictures of your adventures and check out other’s experiences, as well. Head on over to http://www.flickr.com/groups/herbalrootszine! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Brambly Blackberry” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of Herbal Roots […]

May 21, 2013 Calendar Entry

If you have not already done so, turn to page 24 to learn May’s herbal song, “I’m Gonna Go Down to My Blackberry Patch”! We hope that you enjoy singing this song with your loved ones! Here are the first four lines (sung to the tune of ” Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen”). If […]

May 17, 2013 Calendar Entry

Color! As you can see from the picture above, Blackberry offers a beautiful purple to blue dye for personalizing your white textiles. If you turn to page 32, you will find an ingredient list and directions for how to make your own Blackberry imbued creations! Along with the recipe, Kristine is sharing her method for […]

May 16, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to write some thoughts about Blackberry this month. We have provided space in the zine on pages 35 and 36 for your notes.  Which activity did you enjoy most with your family? We would love to read about your experiences! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Brambly […]