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Trellising Luffa

Trellising Luffa

Locally sourced bamboo was used to construct this ginormous luffa plant.  I love using God's natural resources to create architecture in our garden.  Can you believe a tiny seed produced this gorgeous vine?

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Early Beginnings

Early Beginnings

Ash & Oil came to exist out of an earnest desire to create wholesome products for our growing family. Owning and operating a small farm has allowed us to explore the possibilities of free enterprise. It has been both challenging and rewarding as we have grown in...

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Organic Solomon Seal

Organic Solomon Seal

Solomon’s Seal, polygonatum biflorum dates back over 3,500 years ago to the era of King Solomon. He was so impressed by the plant's diverse healing qualities that he proclaimed it a gift from God, and thus named it after himself. Its more “modern day” acknowledgement...

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Lavender grown from seed

Lavender grown from seed

After several years of trying to grow and cultivate lavender, I was able to grow a mature plant from seed.  Our damp, clay type soil makes it difficult to grow in this region.  However, it's not impossible.  Lavender must have well drained, low fertile soil, using...

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Jewelweed Preparations

Jewelweed Preparations

Organic Jewelweed is the key ingredient used in our Stop Itch Bar. Jewelweed is most commonly known for its antipruritic, which is also known as anti-itch or inhibiting the itching (Latin: pruritus) often associated with sunburns, allergic reactions, eczema,...

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Herbal Infusions

Herbal Infusions

Each small batch of our products is made using a very important step. We infuse the oils with organic herbs and botanicals, maximizing their benefits for your skin. Knowing the individual ingredients and taking the time to infuse these botanicals, indeed creates...

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