Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Spring

So important that we know these things. The natural way is God’s way…

Mark All My Words

by Mark Miles

I’ve been fascinated with plants since I was a child. From my earliest memories, I can recall exploring in the woods, traipsing through undergrowth, building forts with sticks and twigs, admiring wildflowers, and feeling a profound sense of peace and tranquility in the presence of plants. They’ve always been a part of my life to one degree or another, and as I’ve gotten older I’ve come to appreciate their role not only in my own life but in human society in general.

One aspect of my appreciation has increased recently, and that is the health benefits of plants. I’ve discussed in a prior article (which you can read here) how I’ve dealt with prediabetes, obesity, and progressive cognitive decline after a period of poor diet in my twenties. Recently I’ve been beset with health issues relating to nascent food allergies, circulatory inflammation, and perforation of the…

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SUMMER MUSINGS…

Well, the summer is upon us… real soon! My yard is coming up with all sorts of wondrous fragrances & awesome colors. Here are some of the flowers and plants that are flourishing… I hope to be using these images in my future paintings…ENJOY!