Signs of Spring
We have a big patch of green in the middle of the foot of snow in the backyard- a bumper crop of chickweed growing in our cold frame with the spinach I planted last Fall.
Hawkeye still kindof thinks of chickweed as a nuisance, but for me, it’s a favorite!
One of the first plants to appear in Spring, you can eat it like spinach and it’s a very helpful medicinal. Awesome in bodycare too, I love using soothing chickweed in oils and salves for irritated skin.
Learn more about chickweed the way I first did, from herbalist Susun Weed: “Chickweed Is A Star“