Our Spring 2018 Workshop Schedule Herbal Favorites

The Simple Heart of Life herb shop (1486 Turkey Farm Road, Bluffs, Illinois), offers hands-on herbal workshops the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Our unique herbal projects are geared towards every skill level; from the beginner to the herbal expert. If interested in participating in a workshop, please post a message below, call … More Our Spring 2018 Workshop Schedule Herbal Favorites

Homespun vs. Wal-Mart

Quick question. Which would you rather receive for Christmas, a gift quickly grabbed off of the shelf from Wal-Mart (or other store) or a homespun gift that represents a lot of thought and love? During these last few weeks before Christmas, we cannot look at a newspaper, the television or even the internet without seeing … More Homespun vs. Wal-Mart

2017 Summer Workshop Schedule-The Usefulness of Herbs

Did you know that herbs have been used (and┬ádepended upon) for centuries for flavor, health and home sanitation? Our ancestors utilized a ‘kitchen garden’ of herbs outside their door for adding flavor to their basic menus and knew the value of herbs for keeping their family and home healthy. Why not discover how to unlock … More 2017 Summer Workshop Schedule-The Usefulness of Herbs

Nature’s Harvest…Our 2016 Fall and Winter Event & Workshop Schedule

Did you know that late summer (into fall) is the best time to cut and dry herbs in preparation for winter projects? Did you also know that fall is a good time to plant perennials including herbs and bulbs in order to establish strong root systems? This includes milkweeds, a group of plants Monarch butterflies … More Nature’s Harvest…Our 2016 Fall and Winter Event & Workshop Schedule

Herb Shop Workshop

Participants of the latest Simple Heart of Life herb shop workshop each created their own version of this window box on Saturday, October 24th. Each custom window box contained a variety of herbs and flowers including; Dill, Thyme, Chives, Johnny Jump-ups, Basil, Calendula, and Rosemary. Recipes were also provided for several of the herbs planted. … More Herb Shop Workshop