Mom's Garden Collection
Mom's Garden Collection
Every mom deserves a little section of the garden devoted to them, and with this collection, we’ve focused on helping them take care of mom! From cramp relief, to just our favorite teas, to managing hormone levels, and lactation support, these easy-to-grow herbs and plants will give mom not only a beautiful garden that attracts beneficials, but supports her well-being. Keep reading for variety specific details, and care tips.
Our Collection is shipped in 3" pots, and due to different growth cycles may be a variety of sizes. What we do ensure is that you have a good root system to help the plant acclimate quickly to your garden.
Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is a versatile herb cherished for its slightly sweet, warm, and citrusy flavor, commonly used in a variety of dishes. Beyond its culinary appeal, marjoram is particularly beneficial for women, offering menstrual cramp relief due to its antispasmodic properties, and potentially aiding in hormonal balance, especially for conditions like PCOS. Its rich antioxidant content supports overall health, combating oxidative stress and promoting youthful skin. Marjoram also contributes to digestive health, alleviating issues like bloating, and its calming aroma can help in reducing stress and anxiety. Additionally, its notable vitamin K content is essential for maintaining bone health, a significant concern for women, particularly post-menopause. Marjoram can be enjoyed as a flavorful addition to culinary dishes, steeped as a soothing tea for menstrual relief and hormonal balance, or used in aromatherapy and skincare routines for its stress-reducing and antioxidant properties, all contributing to overall health and well-being, especially for women. Bees LOVE this plant, and it has unique flowers.
Red clover (Trifolium pratense) is a valuable herb known for its phytoestrogens, making it particularly beneficial for women experiencing menopause symptoms by potentially balancing hormone levels and alleviating associated discomforts. Its rich isoflavone content may also promote bone health, crucial for postmenopausal women at risk of osteoporosis, and offer cardiovascular benefits, such as improved arterial flexibility and reduced cholesterol levels. Traditionally hailed as a blood purifier, red clover can aid in detoxification and enhance skin health, while also possessing expectorant properties beneficial for respiratory health. However, due to its phytoestrogen content, it's important to use it cautiously, especially for those with hormone-sensitive conditions. Women can incorporate red clover into their routines by drinking it as a tea, using it in tincture form, or taking it as a supplement after consulting with a healthcare professional to ensure it aligns with their health needs and conditions. Red clover can fix nitrogen in your soil and help the plants around it grow better.
Nettle (Urtica dioica), commonly known as stinging nettle, is a highly nutritious plant widely recognized for its therapeutic properties, especially in supporting women's health. Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, nettle offers a range of benefits, from reducing inflammation to alleviating allergy symptoms. It's particularly noted for its high iron content, making it an excellent herb for combating anemia and fatigue, common issues among women. Nettle also supports kidney health and detoxification, promotes lactation for nursing mothers, and may help in managing blood sugar levels and relieving joint pain. However, it's essential to approach nettle with care due to its diuretic properties and potential interactions with certain medications. Women can enjoy nettle's benefits by consuming it as a nourishing tea, taking it in capsule form, or using it in cooked dishes like soups and stews. Note: this does have stinging hairs, so handle the mature plant with care.
Hibiscus sabdariffa, commonly known as hibiscus or roselle, is a vibrant flower celebrated not only for its stunning appearance but also for its numerous health benefits, particularly for women. Rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants, hibiscus has been traditionally used to manage blood pressure, support liver health, and promote weight loss. Its high antioxidant content helps combat oxidative stress and can contribute to better skin health, a common concern among women aiming for a youthful complexion. Additionally, the soothing properties of hibiscus can help in menstrual cramps and mood swings, offering a natural remedy for PMS symptoms. While hibiscus is generally safe, it's advisable to consume it with caution, especially for those with low blood pressure or those taking certain medications. Women can relish the benefits of hibiscus by sipping it as a refreshing tea, cold or hot, or incorporating it into smoothies and salads. NOTE: this is a long season annual, frequently taking 100+ days to mature. Space 4’ apart as this beautiful plant will get quite big!
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a fragrant herb celebrated for its refreshing aroma and myriad health benefits, making it particularly advantageous for women. Rich in essential oils like menthol, peppermint offers natural analgesic and antispasmodic properties, which can be especially relieving for menstrual cramps and digestive discomforts, common issues among women. Its calming effect on the stomach and intestines makes it an excellent choice for easing symptoms of IBS, bloating, and nausea. Furthermore, the invigorating scent of peppermint is known to enhance mental alertness and reduce fatigue, providing a natural boost during busy days or during the menstrual cycle when energy levels may be low. Women can enjoy peppermint in various forms, such as drying and brewing it into a soothing tea, using it in essential oil form for aromatherapy, or incorporating it into dietary supplements. Can get invasive, plant by itself, or where you don’t care that it spreads.
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a beloved herb known for its delicate flowers and soothing fragrance, widely esteemed for its relaxing and therapeutic properties. Renowned for its ability to alleviate stress and promote a sense of calm, lavender can be especially helpful in managing anxiety, improving sleep quality, and reducing symptoms of depression. Its gentle sedative properties make it a popular choice for those seeking natural remedies for insomnia or restlessness. Additionally, lavender's anti-inflammatory and antiseptic qualities can aid in skin care, helping to soothe conditions like acne, eczema, and psoriasis, while its antioxidants contribute to a youthful complexion. For women dealing with menstrual discomfort or menopausal symptoms, lavender can offer a sense of relief and well-being. Women can incorporate lavender into their daily routines in various ways, such as enjoying its calming aroma through essential oil diffusers, applying it topically in lotions or balms, or sipping it as a relaxing herbal tea, always mindful of personal health considerations and preferences. Lavender is a hardy perennial, but hates wet feet, so plant on raised ground and incorporate sand, gravel, or peat moss into the soil to help keep it dry.
Ships during a two week period- we typically ship on Mondays or Tuesdays to ensure that the plants don't sit in the post office over the weekend. If you Would like expideited shipping, please order that separately.