Category Archives: Hardy Herbs

Weed Eaters Delight

Print PDFFor extra zing, add a few tasty weeds to your salad bowl Spring Salads Pack A Pleasing Punch As warmer weather arrives (sometimes, at least), the garden beds are filling up fast. Early peas are blooming, last year’s kale … Continue reading

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Birds Love Seeds, Bunnies Love Greens

Print PDFIllustration by Garth Williams (from Margaret Wise Brown’s book, Mister Dog) Giving Seed Saving New Meaning Seeds are such little miracles, bundles of protein and promise. Seeds can nurture living beings and create new plants. Seeds can also invite … Continue reading

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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

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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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