Articles by 'Matt'

Matt

Matt Mayernik is a gardener, herbalist and plant medicine maker based in Northern New Jersey.   Co-Owner of Mayernik Kitchen, Beekeeper & Educator. Matt’s passion for gardening started at a young age while being put in charge of the families small garden.  Over the next 30 years Matt educated himself on growing vegetables and medicinal herbs. Today Matt’s garden in Northern New Jersey grows over 100 different species of vegetables, herbs and fruit annually.   From seedlings in February to harvesting and seed collection throughout the year, Matt has developed a sustainable ecosystem to produce hundreds of pounds of harvest each year all on a small backyard garden.

 

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Mugwort has been enjoying the well-deserved limelight due to its women-friendly benefits. But a big frown sets across the lips of enthusiastic gardeners due to its overly-invasive nature. Its horizontal roots run magnificently to govern the whole... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Elderberry syrup is a perfect go-to cold and cough syrup. With time, the recipe has evolved greatly and we have opted for the one that never fails to impress its consumer. Its daily usage promises a daily immune boost and wards off the air of... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Every time I’m about to broadcast the seeds, I look at those teeny-weeny fellows in my palm with wonderment that hold the absolute power. It is funny how such a small bit of nature can give life to one mammoth of a... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

It’s no surprise that New Jersey gardens are always evolving. The aesthetics of landscapes increase even more in spring. An astounding array of trees, with their distinctive colors, foliage and... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

Now that sugar has been proven to cause addiction and malignant diseases, people are swiveling back to honey to satiate their sweet tooth. This healthy swap compels them to buy whatever the honey aisle is offering and they unintentionally stock their... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Everybody knows and loves mushrooms. When people first hear about mushrooms, they often imagine them loaded on pizzas or as a starter soup. I, on the other hand, hear the rings of adventure and medicinal perks that come with... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Herbs are safe and effective option for common ailments associated with children. But children are more sensitive than adults and those little bodies can respond aggressively to even the mildest of herbal... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

For centuries, the rose is respected as the queen of the floral world. Its various varieties and hues pose different connotations, giving roses a whole list of contrastive... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Spring is just at our doorsteps, and that calls for dazzling sun, blooming blossoms, and less clothing. As for your dear skin and darling mind, the fluctuating temperature and dry vibes can leave them flustered and agitated. Rough skin and a fired up... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Flu, fancily known as seasonal flu or influenza, is a highly problematic state that is caused by none other than the influenza virus. It kick-starts in the fall and takes a toll in the winters. The clinics are choked with runny-nosed patients, lined... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

It is hard to hit the sack with the mowers howling around. And with this pandemic right now, people are dealing with a sheer herd of mowers. Our brains have evolved with time and become aggressively vigilant to respond to the... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Life can become extremely stressful at times. Many of the struggles that we make are the product of the pressure that we deliberately put upon ourselves. With that overwhelming to-do list burning you out, the chimes of self-care call out for desperate... read more.