Added this Week: 2023-02-20

Been a bit run around here of late trying to keep up with the day-to-day but thankfully the weather has been cooperative and allowed for some nice breaks outside and getting ready for the spring garden work.Very chilly nights though assure that we stay in and get some “housekeeping” done! If you haven’t noticed there…

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A Pressing Engagement

Winter Pressing 2023_bw

Here we go again! 24 years ago I had never even heard of a tincture, let alone begin to understand any of the many varied steps of the process that go on behind the scenes while creating these handcrafted, small-batch botanical wonders. It has been a good and busy season for us here and while…

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A word of thanks from Useful~Weeds Herbs & Teas

sunflower with clear glass vase on gray table

To my fellow hard-working seekers, providers, parents, kind & gentle folk: thank you for taking a few precious moments out of your busy day to share your thoughts, challenges, wisdom, and encouragement with me over the last week. Each and every one of you has touched my core and I am so glad to share…

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Useful~Weeds celebrates 55!

red and blue led light

Well, fifty-five teas that is! (We haven’t been around quite that long, yet!) This week marks a high-point in the rebuilding of our site as we reach 55 teas added to the catalog. Wow! A few short months ago the old Useful~Weeds site broke. Or, more accurately I should say, was broken. The last straw…

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Added this Week: 2021-02-20

lined up onion bulbs

As I was prepping the updated images for this week’s post I came across this image of a beautiful rope of onions and laughed out loud. Why may you ask would I laugh out loud at a picture of onions? That is a good question and I am glad you asked. Listen very carefully, as…

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Added this Week: 2021-02-12

Winter snow in the early morning sun

Well, once again I learned the hard lesson of ‘be mindful of what you wish for’! It was only a few scant days ago that I was wondering aloud if we were going to have a dry, warm winter only to have a cold blast followed by new snowfalls every three or four days. Even…

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