Pineapple Weed for kids and kids-at-heart

Matricaria discoidea, commonly known as Pineapple Weed, is an astoundingly fragrant herb. It grows everywhere, preferring driveways and sidewalk cracks, almost as if it preferred to be stepped on. This humble little herb is usually ignored, and not well understood…

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The Power of Plantain

Yesterday, my sweet two-year-old tripped into a nettle patch. I knew this was going to happen sooner or later…he is high energy, curious and into everything! He was really surprised and then really angry at the stinging welts that sprang…

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