A bit about measurements…

By KJ / February 19, 2021

So as you poke around the shops you’ll see things like “by the cup” or “by the ounce.” I can understand that this can lead to a bit of confusion at times. So to help out here are some of the standards that we have developed over the years at UsefulWeeds. All of our herbal…

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Useful~Weeds celebrates 55!

By KJ / March 5, 2021

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 hit 55 teas in the tea shop. 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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lined up onion bulbs

Added this Week: 2021-02-20

By KJ / February 27, 2021

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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Winter snow in the early morning sun

Added this Week: 2021-02-12

By KJ / February 13, 2021

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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black and white border collie standing on brown tree trunk during daytime

Sometime it feels like running…

By KJ / February 6, 2021

When I looked at the calendar this morning, I’ll admit it felt like a bit of a shock. “The first Saturday in February? Wait, what?!?” In these times when the days seem to flow together in our “new” normalcy of isolation, house bound routines, and quietness I can understand the loss of a day or…

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