Tag Archives: garden

Herb Walk

A couple weeks ago we collaborated with the Farm at UCSC to host an herb walk discussing some of the herbs that are used in our formulas. Our Educational Specialist, Jasmine Wiest, along with David Shaw, founder of Santa Cruz … Continue reading

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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterflies

One of my mom’s favorite pet projects was the propagation of the Pipevine Swallowtail butterflies, a native butterfly. I remember helping my mom collect the leaves the caterpillars pupate on, then feeding them sometimes three and four times a day … Continue reading

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BHP Activities

We’ve had an eventful spring here at BHP. Now that my dad and I are working together to produce the herb formulas, we’ve been discussing what we want to do for our fresh herb sources. When he moved to Ohio, … Continue reading

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Using herbs in our diet to enhance our health

Most of us try to live a healthy lifestyle: eat a good diet, exercise regularly, and tread lightly on the planet. Even so, sometimes it can be hard to incorporate herbs into our regular routine and keep it up when … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

As I’m sure most people know by now, my dad has sold his house and is making the move that both my brother and I have made to Ohio. I am very excited to have most of my family local … Continue reading

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Rosemary

I wanted to get back to our common herb posts. Each time I write one of these, I am amazed all over again at how many benefits the common herbs we find in our gardens have. This truly is a … Continue reading

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This month in our garden

I thought it would be nice to bring back the monthly garden posts, with photos from the BHP garden. Once things get growing here in Ohio, I intend including some pictures of my own more modest efforts as well. Calendula … Continue reading

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Herbs to grow, part 2

We are continuing our series on the health benefits of herbs to grow in your garden. **** Rosemary Historically, rosemary has been used for a variety of complaints including alleviating muscle pain, improving memory, boosting the immune and circulatory system, … Continue reading

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Herbs to grow for our health, part one

We all know that fresh herbs are where it’s at when cooking, but aside from being superior flavor-wise, our common cooking herbs have a surprising number of health benefits when regularly included in our diets. All of the following are … Continue reading

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News roundup

It’s been a while since we linked to some of the news articles that have caught our attention.  Here are a few that we’ve read that you may have missed.

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