The list below has been curated for The Rooted Medicine Circle. View my general resource list here which includes lots of inspiring and helpful information.


Below are a few titles that inspired my gardening early on and continue to be staples that I return to.

Mother Nature’s Herbal, Judy Griffin, Ph.D.

The Healing Garden: Cultivating & Handcrafting Herbal Remedies, Juliet Blankspoor

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer: The Ultimate Guide to Producing High-Quality Herbs on a Market Scale, Jeff Carpenter with Melanie Carpenter

Grow Great Grub: Organic Food from Small Spaces, Gayla Trail

The Witching Herbs: 13 Essential Plants and Herbs for Your Magical Garden, Harold Roth

Scent Magic: Notes from a Gardener, Isabel Bannerman

The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way, A Rodale Organic Gardening Book edited by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, and Deborah L. Martin

Harvest Supplies

StackIt Drying Rack for Herbs for indoor spaces that are warm and dry.

Excalibur or Nesco are go-to electric dehydrator brands.

Various Helpful Supplies/Resources/Guides

Boogie Water Filters are economical and effective! I’ve noticed a difference when not using these filters and just using tap water, which is especially great when making compost teas.

A Commercial Stainless Steel Spice Grinder 850W 110V is great to have to make herbal powders from roots and barks.

Want to dive deeper into soil ecology? Check out Nance Klehm’s website! Nance is an ecological systems designer, landscaper, horticultural consultant, and agroecological grower.

Rico’s Blog! Rico owns Strictly Medicinal, an organic seed company and nursery based in Williams, Oregon.

How safe are pallets to reuse in the garden? Read this article for some insight.

How to test your garden soil via the Farmers Almanac.