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medicinal herb propagation

Root Division: Multiply Your Medicinal Herb Harvest with These Plant Propagation Tips

Root Division: Multiply Your Medicinal Herb Harvest with These Plant Propagation TipsText and photographs by Juliet Blankespoor Planting a meadowsweet divisions into pots Division is the easiest form of vegetative propagation. It involves digging up and severing a portion of the root system of a plant, and replanting it. Depending on the plant species and [...]

Cultivating Medicinal Herbs, with a Focus on At-risk Woodland Medicinals

Cultivating Medicinal Herbs, with a Focus on At-Risk Woodland MedicinalsText and photographs by Juliet Blankespoor Growing our own medicine creates an intimate connection with healing plants as we watch them emerge from the ground, and grow leaves, flowers, and fruits. I tend to be more curious about the plants around me, as I see, smell [...]