The St. John’s Wort plant is easily grown from seed but you will need patience to grow it to maturity. I grew my St. John’s Wort plants from seed and it took about three years before they bloomed prolifically.
I’m growing ginger this year thanks to inspiration from a lecture I attended.
Herbal Faire this year at Evergreen Lavender Farm was great fun. First of all, the event was packed. I think this was the best turnout for the event, ever, and that makes me happy because Bonnie and her family work so hard to make sure the event is great for vendors and the public alike.
When it comes to herbal medicine, there is no one right way to become an herbalist. There is no national license or certification for herbal medicine.
The old-fashioned tradition continues of finding a teacher, mentor, or school that aligns with your personal beliefs and philosophies to learn how to become an herbalist.
Growing St. Johns Wort added to my list of plants I’ve always wanted to try to grow from seed. It’s a useful plant that’s also beautiful.
St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum), also called by some herbalists St. Joan’s Wort, is a perennial herb that is best known for its reputed properties to treat depression. But did you know that St. John’s Wort, when infused into oils, also makes a good skin salve?
As a perennial, St. Johns Wort offer attractive, cheerful yellow flowers and interesting foliage. They aren’t easy to grow from seeds, but I successfully grew mine from seeds purchased online, and you can, too. Here’s all you need to know about growing St. John’s Wort.