DIY Perfume with Essential Oils

Scents carry with them a wave of memories and associations. Maybe a classic department store perfume reminds you of your grandmother or the squeaky clean scent of bar soap reminds you of your mother. Our essential oil perfume opens up options for personal scents you’ll be remembered for, without scary …

The Essential Oil Botanical Quiz

How well do you know your essential oil botanicals? Bergamot might be your favorite essential oil, but did you know it comes from a citrus fruit that looks like a cross between a lime and an orange? How about that Copaiba essential oil comes from the gum resin of the …

Essential Beginnings in Idaho

Here are some distributors from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in the early days, helping me harvest with our mechanical harvester, called our hands, to distill it in that tiny distillery. Preparing the ground is critical, putting in the right enzymes, the right organic foliage feed, to nourish those plants. If you …

Starting with a Quarter-Acre Plot

There are some Diamonds sitting up in that next level in those plush seats that they’ve earned, and I can remember one lady who said to me, “Gary, if you ever teach marketing, I’ll get up and walk out.” So I didn’t teach it. I didn’t want her to get …