Offering plants, seeds, herbs, herbal tinctures, crafts, and educational organic gardening workshops

We have farmed our land in Delaware over the last 40 years using both organic and biodynamic gardening methods without any pesticides or commercial chicken manure.

Be a part of your local food movement in Delaware.

Get involved and join us as a Friend of the Gardens!

2020 Winter Garden Workshop

FEBRUARY 29    MARCH 1, 2020    MARCH 15, 2020

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Wild Basket Weaving Classes.

We had a great time, made some new friends, and got inspired! 

Now, I invite you to join me in the garden to learn how to grow your own food!

About Sharon

When I was a child, I followed my Swiss immigrant grandmother around while she taught me about skills like using a scythe, making sauerkraut, her own clothes, yodeling, butchering animals, and telling stories from the Old Country. I was always drawn to saving seed and using plants for healing. It is my belief that the healthiest food is grown fresh in the garden using only organic and biodynamic gardening methods. I grew up on a local farm and have gardened for 50 years. 
We are as seed Only You walk the Sky Our feet must follow the Earth And find again The path of Beauty. You can view our workshop videos on our YouTube channel here!

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I sell honeysuckle tincture!Japanese honeysuckle flowers are powerfully antimicrobial and are one of the most widely used medicinals in the world.
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This honeysuckle is native to Asia, where it is often used for colds, flu and infections in general. It is strongly antibacterial and antiviral. I use the flowers to treat hot inflamed conditions – urinary tract infections, laryngitis, sinus and ear infections, head colds, and lower respiratory infections.
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The flowers can be picked in bud form, and also after they are opened, and tinctured fresh in alcohol. Honeysuckle flowers are also effective as a tea; we combine them with mint and lemon balm to mask their slight bitterness. Make sure you only pick this species; other honeysuckles are not necessarily safe or used medicinally in the same fashion.
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We discuss honeysuckle's medicine + how to identify it in our Online Herbal Immersion. (We don't recommend planting this species as it's highly invasive and already rampant in most temperate areas). For details on the Immersion: 🌼 www.chestnutherbs.com/immersion 🌼
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(Lonicera japonica, Caprifoliaceae).
Photo © Juliet Blankespoor
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*Please research any new herb and consult your health care providers for possible drug/herb contraindications and precautions before ingesting. Be sure of your identification before ingesting any plant or mushroom.
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What We Offer

Check out our online store!  We have seasonal plants, seeds and nuts, dried foods, herbs and herbal medicines, tinctures, and one-of-a-kind heirloom crafts made with products from the gardens. We also offer local educational gardening tours and workshops on composting, herbs and herbal remedies, homestead winemaking, and processing rabbit for meat and fur, on our farm in Delaware. Click on the category icons below to access items in our store. We offer free shipping on all products with a minimum order of $20.

A few comments ...

Gorgeous By: Cristine “I ordered Alpine strawberry plants, nettle plant, gooseberry plants and miscellaneous seeds. All were stunning, well grown and packaged. I immediately ordered more from this fine seller.”

from previous customers...

Wonderful experience : “I purchased seeds from Sharon and it was a wonderful experience. You won’t get this kind of service from a corporate seed company. You really can feel the love that goes into her labor. Her shipping was fast, and her selection is great!…”

We look forward to hearing from you too!

Plants

Seeds

Dried Foods & Nuts

Herbs & Herbal Medicines

Handmade crafts with products from the garden

How We Grow

We have gardened our homestead in Delaware over the last 40 years using both organic and biodynamic gardening methods, without any chemicals or commercial manure. Most importantly, we create our own biodynamic compost using our horses manure. In addition, we use seaweed, rock powders, do soil testing, and plant cover crops.

Other store locations

You can also find our organic plants, seeds, herbs, herbal tinctures, and crafts on Local Harvest.org and Etsy.

Speciality Items: Handmade Crafts and Baskets

We offer unique wild crafted handwoven baskets and other handmade products sourced from our farm and handmade by Sharon.

Join Our Mailing List

Find out what’s going on in the gardens. Learn about upcoming workshops. Discover new homesteading and gardening skills. Try some of our seasonal recipes, and take advantage of special monthly sales.

Contact Us

Send us an email and let us know how we can help you. Feel free to ask a question, or simply leave a comment.

Visit Us

Located in Delaware

Open Hours

Call us at 302-846-2571 and schedule your visit today! Sorry, but we don’t do text messaging.

Farm Tours

We offer farm tours by appointment only for $20. You will be able to see our birds, meet Freeda (our brave and lovable dog), and our magnificent horses! You will see the product of decades of organic and biodynamic methods applied to our plot of land. Group discounts are available.