Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mar/Apr 2016 Essential Herbal Cover and TOC

It's a few days early for us to be putting up the new issue, but for the second time in over 14 years, we sold out before we were ready!   Get your subscription now!
We've got a great early spring issue coming up for you.  As the snow drifts my driveway shut (again), we can read and dream and remember that spring will indeed come again.
Carey's beautiful cover art depicts the view a gopher might see as the weather turns and blossoms begin to fill the air above her tunnel.

Field Notes, Tina Sams
Making lemonade from lemons, or movin’ on down.
In the Liminal, Adrie Lester
Clingy Cleavers, Kristine Brown
Learn all about this early spring helper.
Herb Notes from 1000 Foods, Rita Richardson
Book review.
Simmering Spices, Maryanne Schwartz
A recipe to cleanse the air.
Relief from Restless Leg Syndrome, Liz Fulcher
Several great remedies to help put an end to that creepy crawly feeling.
Floriography, The Silent Language of Flowers, Debra Sturdevant
Communication was accomplished without uttering a word. Here’s how…
The Healing Power within Turmeric: Curcumin, Joe Smulevitz
This amazing spice has so much to offer us. It can address a great variety of ailments, and it complements so many dishes, too.
Crossword Puzzle, Cayenne
A little fun with the herb of the year.
Mountain Mint: Notable Native 2016, Molly Sams
One of our favorite plants for pollinators here in our garden.
Colonial Gardens, Jackie Johnson
Not so long ago, these gardens made the difference between a hard winter, and a terribly hard winter.
Native American Plant, Labrador Tea, Marcy Lautanen Raleigh
Read about this folk medicine also known as “Indian Tea.”
What Your Liver Needs, Suzan Tobias Scholl
What are the best ways to help keep this very vital organ… well… vital?
Figgie-Oat Honey Soap, Marci Tsohonis
Another spectacular and unusual soap recipe from Marci.
Violets: Jewels of the Field, Elisha Goulet
It’s almost time to spend a few hours on the ground picking violets. Find out why you’ll want to take part in this spring tradition.
Using Herbs in Self Care, Molly Sams
We so often forget how to slow down and relax, but with a few herbal preparations, it can be much easier.
Rosemary, Because I Remember! Tina Sams
This versatile tender perennial has long been a part of herbal legends.
It All Starts with the Harvest, Susanna Reppert-Brill
A chart showing tea from harvest to cup, and how it got there.


Tanya Murray said...

Hi, I bought this issue as a single issue download and I've just checked the account and it seems the payment definitely went through on the 12th Feb. I haven't received a download link yet. Is that normal? The invoice ID 427435290 and trans #2H270337PR8950120. My email is

Tina Sams said...

You get 2 options.
#1 you can download it immediately upon ordering (before leaving the site, after paying), or
#2 use the link and code that comes in the order confirmation email -which is good for the next 2 weeks.

I resent your confirmation email.