February 19, 2014 Calendar Entry

How have you been enjoying your studies of Eucalyptus? We hope that you liked making Eucalyptus Extract, Eucalyptus Honey, and Eucalyptus Steam. For our dog lovers out there, how do your dogs like their new Flea repellent bed? How did you like the review activities, such as labeling the diagram in the botany section or [...]

November 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

How are you enjoying Oak? What has been your favorite activity? We have made an Oak Extract. We have crafted acorn necklaces and, perhaps, acorn earrings. In the lore section, we found how Oak began to grow acorns. We have learned how leach them. In the botany section, we studied his parts. Yesterday, we sang his [...]

September 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

How have you been enjoying New England Aster with your family and friends this month? What has been your favorite activity? We have started an extract. We have made a NEA pendant, tea, wash, and steam. We have learned about her story and physical appearance. We have reviewed what we have learned with a crossword puzzle. Yesterday, [...]

June 19, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have been enjoying your experiences with Horseradish this month. We have made Horseradish Vinegar. We have learned about his parts in the botany section. We have read his story. We have sung his song. We have reviewed with a word scramble and a crossword puzzle. We have a few more crafting activities [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

March 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

Throughout the month of March, we have been exploring Slippery Elm. We have made pudding, vinegar, a soothing salve, and a book mark. We have learned about the many parts of Slippery Elm in the botany section. We have read his story. We have sung his song. Thanks for joining us on this journey! We [...]

November 21, 2012 Calendar Entry

We have been exploring Cranberry the last couple of weeks. We have shared recipes for Cranberry Elixir, Cranberry Delight, and Cranberry Dye. On Thursday, we will be sharing our recipe for Cranberry Sauce to make your festivities even sweeter! Stay tuned for more fun with Cranberry in the days to come! We’d love to see [...]

October 24, 2012 Calendar Entry

We have worked on herbal crafting with Sumac for the last few weeks. We have crafted Rhus Juice, Sumac Elixir, and Sumac Salve. We’ve learned that Sumac not only has medicinal properties, but also has nutritional properties.  We’re excited to see your adventures and how you are using this herb! If you’d like to share, [...]