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Oh, True Apothecary! · 3d ago

Chapman Plan B

It's raining and things are on hold at the farm. There's just too much to do to have a dea...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 1w ago

Back Out On the Farm

Things are rolling once again on the farm. All of the hyacinths bloomed and have been picked and are stewing in coconut oil for next season's extract. The calendula is really popping and thr...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 2W ago

Blues

I've been feeling a bit of melancholy the last few days. The fervor and frenzy on the farm have slowed as we wait on a few major projects there that need to be done before we continue and al...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 2W ago

Home & Garden Show

Normally these home and garden shows aren't my cups of tea, but this time around (the 31st if we are to believe the advertisers), I put on my long-sleeved shirt and gardening hat and bore th...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 3W ago

Farm Works and Enfleurage

This past week was busy! We planted and transplanted, made soap and started a hyacinth enf...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 3W ago

On the Farm

Got some wee bars of soap done for the Etsy Apothecary, and a huge batch of soap done for a client in Hawai'i. The apothecary soaps are patchouli/neroli, and later today we're making blood o...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 4W ago

Soap Day!

We're looking at a few days of dry-ish weather, so before it begins to rain again, I and the other apothecary farm lady are going to whip up some fresh soap for the farm shop, and I'm going ...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 1M ago

Fennel & Orange Blossom Shea Butter Soap

I just listed these soaps, even though I made them back in December. They took their sweet...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 1M ago

The Apothecary Farm Becoming

The past few weeks have been filled with . . . dirt. And ants. And pruning and planting and scratches and scrapes. It's also been filled with the wonder of nature as our newly planted calendula begin to bloom, and the daffodils shake out their yellow...
Oh, True Apothecary! · 1M ago

The Cold Virus & Finishing Off Self-Combusting Incense

I caught a cold a few days ago from one of the wee gremlins I live with. It was a bad time for me to have that cold (work, work, and more work is calling), so I killed it off with mega doses of Vitamin C and zinc. Took two days to go from a stuffy he...