Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from the instructor and worksheet downloads

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Regions of Texas

    • Vegetation Zones and Ecoregions

    • Water

    • Soil

    • Climate and Growing Zones

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Seasonal Influences

    • Spring

    • Sprunner

    • Summer

    • Sumautumn

    • Autumn

    • Winter-ish

    • Seasons in Non-Subtropical Areas of Texas

  • 4

    Plant Identification

    • Taxonomy and Plant ID

    • Resources

  • 5

    Growing Plants in Texas

    • Growing Gardens In Texas: Spring/Fall

  • 6

    Weedcrafting

    • Foraging in Texas and Levels of Impact

    • Tools of the trade

    • Harvesting Do's and Donts

  • 7

    Plant Family Patterns

    • Mint Family

    • Carrot Family

    • Daisy Family

    • Grass Family

    • Mallow Family

    • Cactus Family

    • Pea Family

    • Mustard Family

    • Lily Family

    • Buttercup Family

  • 8

    Texas Plant Medicinal Actions and First Aid

    • Reference of Plant Actions

    • Chart of Texas Plant Actions and Uses

    • First Aid

  • 9

    Preserving and Extracting

    • Flower Essences

    • Fresh Plant Extracts

    • Drying Plants

    • Foods and Drinks with Recipes

  • 10

    Materia Medica Homework

    • Plant #1 Week 1

    • Plant #2 Week 1

    • Plant #3 Week 1

    • Plant #4 Week 2

    • Plant #5 Week 2

    • Plant #6 Week 2