Category Archives: Hardy Herbs

Pots & Troughs For Aging Knees

Print PDFWhere soil is tired and compacted, troughs are a boon When The Third Time Is Not The Charm I recently visited a little garden that was both bare and overgrown, with scrupulously raked beds and struggling shrubs and trees … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Color, Birds In The Garden, Care & Feeding, Drainage, Easy Care Perennials, Edible Flowers, Garden Design, Garden Prep, Hardy Herbs, Health & Wellbeing, Pollination Gardens, Soil, Sustainable Gardening, Sustainable Living | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Crafting With Children, Edible Flowers, Gardening With Children, Hardy Herbs, Health & Wellbeing, Recipes, Sustainable Gardening, Sustainable Living, Teaching Gardening | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Care & Feeding, Climate Change, Hardy Herbs, Plant Partnerships, Pollination Gardens, preserving food, Recipes, Sustainable Gardening, Sustainable Living, Vegan Recipes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Gardening With Children, Hardy Herbs, Pollination Gardens, Sustainable Gardening, Sustainable Living, Teaching Gardening | Tagged | Leave a comment