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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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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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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silhouette photography of buildings

Welcome to the block!

By KJ / January 16, 2021

Added this Week: 2021-01-16 A New Year! I truly hope this blog finds you in good health and good spirits and that the world is just a bit brighter for you than it has been in the last few months. For us here it’s time to settle into our winter routine of hibernation, snow shoveling,…

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Pumpkin pie on the farmtable

Added this Week: 2020-12-04

By KJ / December 4, 2020

Hope you found plenty to be thankful for in the last couple of weeks! With the way the world has been throwing curve balls at us this last year, some days finding moments of gratitude can be a challenge for certain. Looking to find some of these moments to anchor our lives in an otherwise…

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