Prairieland Herbs is a mother-daughter team, Donna Julseth and Maggie Julseth Howe. We started Prairieland Herbs as an official, full-time business in September, 1998. In July, 1999 we moved into the shop you see here on the right. We did all the building work ourselves, except for the electrical work, drywall and pouring the concrete. We figure it's one of the few buildings in central Iowa built almost entirely by female labor!
We have almost two acres of land, which is occupied by Donna's house, our shop, various outbuildings, and gardens everywhere. We grow a wide variety of perennial and annual herbs and flowers, and spend our summers planting, mulching, harvesting, and drying herbs and flowers for use in our herbally infused oils and other herbal preparations, as well as dried flowers, bouquets, and wreaths.
Our remote location means that we have few walk-in visitors, and about 80% of our sales are online. We regularly ship our products all over the country, and indeed all over the world.