Category Archives: Wild Crafted
Dandelion Wine Last May the Dandelions were out and with so man we figured we would try our hand at making Dandelion Wine. This was a first, but I had come across an old recipe in my Grandmothers book, so … Continue reading
Tapped Birch Water We have a nice grove of Birch Trees not far from the property so this spring we decided to try our hand at tapping the birch trees to drink the water and make Birch Syrup.
Oregon Grape Found on the west coast of North America here is a picture of Oregon Grape in bloom. Soon these flowers will turn into clusters of purple berries with a that bring to mind a cluster of grapes…hence … Continue reading
Discovering wild crafting I am discovering all the wonderful medicinal plants and herbs that are growing near our Off Grid property. I have always been interested in growing and using my own herbs and picking whatever we can that grows … Continue reading
Walking around the property yesterday, I discovered we have patches of Oregon Grape Plants (Mahonia aquifolium) growing. It is also known as “Holly Grape” and is related to the Barberry Family.