Category Archives: Hardy Herbs

Pretty Pomander Balls Smell Sweet

Print PDFLeave room between cloves because the orange will shrink Medieval Air Fresheners Back in the day—WAY back—even high-born European people lived in filth and squalor that would make most modern teenagers look like neatniks. With no understanding of the … Continue reading

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When In Drought, Make Herb Salts

Print PDFGenovese basil salt tastes fabulous Helping Pollinators Through Dry Summers My bee keeper friend Charles showed me a picture of his bees during our recent heat dome event. Except for a few guards left to mind the glass-sided hive, … Continue reading

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Celebrating With Flowers

Print PDFMay Day is on the way, are you ready? Nurturing Neighborliness on May Day This week has been rainy and cool and I’ve been eagerly eyeing local flowers; will they last another few days? A strong of warm, dry … Continue reading

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Cookies & Tea & Snow & Me

Print PDFCookies should taste exactly the way you love them best When Weather Isn’t Welcome Ah, spring! Bulbs are sprouting and minor bulbs are already showing their colors, from snowdrops and snowflakes to winter aconite (Eranthis) and muscari to species … Continue reading

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