Jenza's Garden

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Lemon Balm

Posted on April 6, 2019 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (4)

Why grow do I grow “Blank”? It’s usually one or more of the following reasons.

I think it’s Pretty and It makes me Happy to Look at.

It Smells Wonderful.

It has medicinal properties

It has magical properties.

It soothes my soul.

It was already growing there or found its way into the gar...

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Mullein Mullein Everywhere

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Mullein Mullein Everywhere

I called to you

and you came and came, flourishing

Tall and Full of Sun

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Gardening by the Moon- Moon in LEO

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Today is Monday or Moonday if you correspond the days of the week to their planets.

The Moon is Waxing Gibbous (2nd Quarter Moon) in the Sign of Leo.

What does that all mean?

Waxing is the time that the Moon is IN...

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Echinacea Root Harvest

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

When to harvest is always a good question.  With roots Spring or Fall when the energy is in the Roots is recommended. The fall back is: "when you are able". Sometimes you can't wait for the ideal time. With that being said I harvested these Echinacea roots in this Spring in April.

Echinacea is one of those plants that produ...

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Marshmallow~ Althaea officinalis- Root Medicine PART II

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

You might had read my 1st Marshmallow Root blog and at the end you might had been like "Great I harvested now what?"  Well here is where we left off. Rinse and scrub your roots to get rid of the dirt. Remember Cold Water draws out the demulcent properties quicker than warm or hot water which is why you make a Marshmallow infussion with cold water and not hot like a tea.  so use warm water for that wash/scrub part.You will want to get the root into smaller...

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Marshmallow~ Althaea officinalis- Root Medicine Part I

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Marshmallow is one of the many lovely flowers that grace my garden. The Bees love it too.

Though the whole plant can be used it's the Roots that are mainly sort after. Spring and Fall are the best time of year for Harvesting Root Medicine because that is when "engery" of the plant is...

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