June 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

We have enjoyed sharing Horseradish with you this month! On page 7 of this month’s zine, we recorded our thoughts and feelings about him. Now, it is time to complete the second part of the Herb Spirits section on page 8. How are your answers different? How are they the same? What was your favorite […]

June 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to check on your Horseradish Vinegar. How does it look? Smell? In about 4 weeks, the steeping process will be complete and the vinegar will be ready to use. You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Hankering for Horseradish” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year […]

June 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

We are happy that you joined us today! We hope that you are ready for a delightful art activity that you can share with your loved ones. For today’s craft, you will need a rolling pin, air dry clay, waxed paper, a cutting tool, and a Horseradish Leaf. On pages 31 and 32, we have […]

June 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

What is your experience with plasters? Do you craft them for healing or artistic purposes? Both? Today, we will be making a plaster that is used for healing. With two ingredients, Horseradish Catoplasm may be applied directly to the chest to help with respiratory ailments. The catoplasm may also be used over the bladder, kidneys, or […]

June 21, 2013 Calendar Entry

Ready for a word search? How many words can you find without glancing at the word box? Turn to page 36 to find out! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Hankering for Horseradish” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of Herbal Roots zine for just $47. Not […]

June 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

If you have ever gotten a cold, sore throat, or cough, you know that it seems like  such a long time until recovery is at hand. When our own children are sick, the time seems even longer. We suffer along with them. Since Horseradish has antibacterial, antibiotic, antiseptic, expectorant, and stimulant properties, he can help […]

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 […]

June 18, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! We are looking forward to sharing Kristine’ s song about Horseradish with you, today. If you will turn to page 24 of your zine, you will find “Go Dig Me Up Some Coarse Root”. We hope that you and your loved ones enjoy learning and sharing this song with your friends. Here are […]

June 14, 2013 Calendar Entry

For the last two weeks, we have been studying Horseradish. So, let’s review the words we have learned that describe him. Turn to page 36 for the crossword puzzle. How many words can you find before looking at the word bank? You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Hankering for Horseradish” right here: […]

June 13, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to open those journals! What is the one fact about Horseradish that you would share with your friends? How do you feel about him? What do you think of his taste, smell, texture? If you would like to share, we would love to know your thoughts! You can get your own copy […]

June 12, 2013 Calendar Entry

Have you ever tried Horseradish Vinegar? For some fun in the kitchen, we will be mixing some Apple Cider Vinegar and Freshly Grated Horseradish today to make some vinegar that will be ready to use in about 6 weeks. Besides adding zing to salads, Horseradish Vinegar helps clear up dandruff and acne. It can boost […]

June 11, 2013 Calendar Entry

Thanks for joining us today at Herbal Roots Zine! We hope that you had a wonderful weekend. Don’t forget to enter Monday’s giveaway for a chance to win the book, HERBS An ABC Rhyme and Picture Book. We will be drawing the winner on Monday, June 17th, so be sure to enter before then. Today, […]

June 7, 2013 Calendar Entry

  It is time to learn a bit of botany about Horseradish. Did you know that he can grow to be 5 feet tall? Leaves grow straight up from the ground. Sometimes, a leaf can become 2 feet long. The flowers have four petals and grow out of the center of the stalk. We hope […]