Pastor Larry Sydow began researching and growing herbs about 30 years ago. His son was highly allergic to many medications, so they looked into alternative medications for him. It eventually turned into a hobby, and he now grows more than 20 different herbs in his yard and gardens.
Pastor Sydow enjoys collecting stories and finding uses for each herb. Each of his herbs have a purpose, whether it is medicinal or for a recipe.
He said many of his herbs are useful not only in recipes, but the Red Yarro, for instance, stops bleeding and Comfrey, which is also known as a “bone knitter,” helps with treating bone ailments.
Complete story in this week’s Albion News Print Edition.