Articles by 'Shannon'

Shannon

Shannon Mulligan-Mayernik is an herbalist and plant medicine maker based in Northern New Jersey. Co-Owner of Mayernik Kitchen, Beekeeper & Educator of all things local and homemade. Graduate apprentice of herbalist Robin Rose Bennett and recent graduate of the Chestnut School of Herbs. Shannon graduated from the Academy of Culinary Nutrition in 2015 and became a Master Food Preserver in 2019. Currently, Shannon is participating in a year long clinical program for herbal medicine in Bronx, New York.

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

The syrup is the core ingredient to add a sweet kick to your favorite dishes and wicked cocktails. It is a perfect treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. A good amount of bartenders, herbalists, and housewives cannot think about starting a day without a... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Garden

If you are planning to add some new plants to your garden, then perennials are the most fruitful option that you might want to think about. Perennial plants can be a beautiful and easy addition to your already breathtaking... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Who doesn’t want a balanced belly? It all started when synthetic ingredients invaded our lives. The convenience of pouring unreal, canned substances in our gut has latently destroyed our systems. Our gut is one of the many reasons for our... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Garden

Everybody knows and loves foraging. It brings nothing but happiness and a great year-round treasure to cherish. It is quite easy to find medicinal plants in your own backyard. Here is a quick guide about what you can do with the most easily found... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Foraging is a method of searching and collecting food resources in the wild to ensure survival. This includes all the resources provided by nature, including plants, small animals, birds, and... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

What better time to get engrossed in the world of greens and herbs than spring? As the spring takes on its full color, it is the perfect time to exercise our green thumbs. Today, we are going to talk about the only wild beauty that has magically... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Garden

Lemon balm is not just your common garden plant. It is a lemon-scented native of the mint family with valuable essential oils and nutrients. It is an herbaceous perennial with tiny white flowers and aromatic leaves that emit a mild lemon scent. Since... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Garden

Starting herbs in your garden is a great way of celebrating the perks of mother nature. A contented feeling settles deep within my heart as I witness the initiation of a plant with seeds and then watch it grow into a magnificent beauty. While digging... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

We all know a good night’s sleep is extremely important to reduce stress and boost our energy level and overall health. A quality snooze not only relaxes and recharges your body but also boosts the blood flow to the skin, giving that gorgeous... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Garden

Today, we will push annual herbs in the spotlight and talk about their growing conditions with medicinal benefits. Annual herbs, as the name indicates, live only for a year. Their yield can be enjoyed throughout the summer but they have to be... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Tinctures are beginning to steal the show in various circles of the globe. For millennia, people are using it to reap the medicinal benefits of plants in the best possible way. To make herbal tinctures, different plant parts, including leaves,... read more.

By Matt, Posted in Garden

2021 Medicinal Plant sale is now... read more.