Category Archives: Useful Plants

Useful Plant: Pokeweed

Ok, so this plant has very limited uses for humans, but it has a few. I discovered this beautiful pokeweed plant growing in the corner of the pasture where it was apparently able to dodge the tractor mowing!

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Useful Plant: Comfrey (and making comfrey salve)

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a new plant to our small farm, but I think it is a fantastic addition.

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Useful Plant: Milkweed

After tearing out any milkweed plants I could find last year, my auntie Trish told me they had some value to them for eating. I had thought they were poisonous, so decided to check it out. I let a few … Continue reading

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