Moss Graffiti

The possibility of growing moss graffiti occurred to me during one of those dull days at work when your thoughts wander. A quick internet search showed me that I wasn’t the first person to ask the question “How does moss grow?” In fact, many genius gardeners had even come up... Read more »

Herbal Tinctures

Herbalists are some of the original DIYers. They balk at the idea of purchasing from giant pharmaceutical companies what they can make themselves: namely, folk medicine. And they’ve been doing it for centuries. It’s easy and more common than you think to take herbal medicine. Munching on some parsley after... Read more »

Paper Making 101

Paper, first invented in China around the 1st or 2nd century A.D., is now so ubiquitous that it has achieved near-invisibility in our modern world. The average American household receives more than 100 pounds of unwanted junk mail each year! However, creating a handmade sheet of paper can remind anyone... Read more »