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oats

It’s such a gentle, kind, reassuring plant. I so enjoy sitting with it and letting it calm me. One night I drunkenly stumbled into the yard and it waved in the breeze, inviting me to sit. It told me it…

oat harvest

This post is a continuation from Sowing My Wild Oats The harvest of my wild oats was one of my greatest gardening pleasures. In the spring, when they reached about a foot tall, I would start cutting them for tea.…

Sowing my Wild Oats

I realize I’ve been doing that thing herbalists do – talking about everything but herbs. Time to write about a plant. For me, it all starts with Oat. We associate it with breakfast, first thing in the morning, and I…