Cheer for Chickweed!

It’s winter here in Florida, and that means an abundance of chickweed in the gardens! But never fear, this is a weed you want to cultivate! Chickweed (Stellaria media) grows widely in temperate zones and even into arctic areas! It’s native to Europe but has thrived in North America and Asia. You’ll find this wild

lean how to make teas and tonic that will make your plants green with joy! click through for the recipes!

Wonder Wednesday 40: Garden Teas and Tonics

Wonder Wednesday is over the hill!! Can you believe this is month number 40? Happy Over the Hill Birthday Wonder Wednesday! As we age, we need more teas, tonics, and home remedies to ease our aches and pains, so to celebrate Wonder Wednesday heading officially into middle age, I offer you Tea and Tonic recipes, but not

Click through to check out 3 great ideas for getting creative and connecting with nature in December! http://www.wingswormsandwonder.com/3-creativity-boosts-art-chocolate-and-nature/

3 Creativity Boosts: Art, Chocolate, and Nature

This month is super creative.   I love how in December people really embrace creativity and bringing nature inside – from lights and ribbons to trees, garlands, wreaths, and poinsettias, when we bring nature inside we fill life with inspiration! It’s all about festive holiday gifts and decorations, cooking, and celebrating the changes in nature and solstice. Have you

Herb and Art Inspired Vlog!

Surprise!!! Today is a vlog!!!! I wanted to tell you, in person, all about my new mini eCourse the Herb Studies Workshop and give you all the details on the Still Summer Sale first hand, so I decided to make a vlog post today instead of a blog post to mix things up! I am

Wonder Wednesday #26: Make Nature’s Kool-Aid

When I was younger I loooooved Kool-Aid. It wasn’t until college that I sadly discovered the evilness of Kool-Aid’s ingredients and gave it up. Luckily, soon after Kool-Aid and I broke up, I took a trip to Jamaica with a friend who’s father is Jamaican. They introduced me to sorrel drink. Fast forward to my twenties when I

Fall Fun Today: 5 Easy Activities

It seems like fall is the time when everyone feels like doing fun activities from crafts to fairs to cooking to harvesting. So to celebrate all this enthusiasm, today is your go to list of ideas of fun fall activities some for home, some for school and with a little creativity for both! Enjoy!   Even

Food Day 2014!

Food day is almost here! The Food Day celebration will be Friday 10/24. Have anything planned? Nothing yet? That is okay! There is plenty of time and I have some easy and fun ideas for you! First what is Food Day anyway? “Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies…thousands of events

Sowing Successful Shiso! 7 Tips

So, what about sowing and growing shiso? I think it is a great idea. You should definitely put it on your list of things to grow. Perfect for home, community, and school gardens, window sills, and flower pots, shiso is a colorful way to green up your thumbs!  Sow in early spring, plant in late spring,

Playing With Fire (Ants): A Saga and Recipe

The first time I was attacked by fire ants was 20 years ago while visiting friends in Texas. We were checking out a tarantula that we discovered at the base of a telephone pole, and as if that wasn’t crazy enough, all of a sudden it felt as if my feet were literally on fire. I looked