Since I wrote last I’ve made body butter, magnesium lotion and a multi-purpose healing salve. I left off writing about infusions, which I used to make my healing salve. For […]
Autumn is coming. In my native MD it should already be here. It’s always been my favorite season. I love the crisp weather and the wind blowing leaves around. […]
I’ve had a lot going on lately so please forgive me for the lapse in entries. I’ve been meaning to write a bit about butterfly gardening. However, first I think […]
I keep my seeds in a little box in the fridge. Over the years I’ve built up quite the variety, so I sorted through it last winter. I had seven different kinds of basil! Now, I like basil but this was excessive. The kinds I had were regular Sweet basil, Siam Queen Thai basil, Opal basil, Lemon basil, Cinnamon basil, Licorice basil, and Holy Basil. I wasn’t even s
I’ve always liked unusual plants. That’s probably part of why I originally became interested in heirlooms. I like plants that not everyone has, and if they are “black”, or poisonous, […]
I adore sunflowers. I think most people do. They’re so darn cheery, and so easy to grow. When I was growing up, the only sunflowers I was really familiar with were the ones with one giant yellow
My foxgloves are blooming and they are lovely. I have two types at the moment – Digitalis purpurea and Digiplexis.