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How to Identify Wild Plants with iNaturalist

As a child, my Nana would share the plants she knew the names of with me. Some of that stuck, and it definitely gave me a desire to know more about the natural world. Now that I’m grown and have a repertoire larger than my Nana’s casual knowledge, I turn to new sources when I want to identify a particular herb, tree, or berry, using the same skills of observing that she shared with me many years ago. While I… Read More »How to Identify Wild Plants with iNaturalist

31 Things You Can Make With Natural Local Resources

Today I compiled a list of links to beautiful DIYS and tutorials that use wild and cultivated plants. Take a look and get inspired by the fresh ingredients you have all around you! Let me know what you make and if you have any other ideas! Have a great one, everybody! Birch Bark Paper Paper from Invasive Plants Raffia Baskets Willow Baskets Making Baskets from Natural Materials Cordage Cordage from Cedar Netted Bags from Cordage Wattle Fencing Flour Wooden Spoons… Read More »31 Things You Can Make With Natural Local Resources