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The year ahead starts with a trip down memory lane ~ Mike's Green Garden 2007-2014 some highlights

I’m working on a new version of the 2018 garden journal called the 2018 Spring Garden Journal that just covers March through December to come out on the first day of spring! 327 more words


Plant Profile: Red Clover {Trifolium pratense}

Family: Fabaceae

This all-around wellness herb and blood purifier is a key ingredient in herbal blends popularized during the early 1900’s and used in cancer treatment, including Essiac, Dr. 1,858 more words


Growing and Blending Seasonings

I shall grow basil in plots

I shall grow oregano lots

The chives shall come up fine

along rows of heady thyme

I shall grow rosemary too… 285 more words


That Funny Little Spring Weed: Lamb's Quarter

Lambs quarter is one of the most common weeds in gardens, backyards, and fallow fields, following human habitation closely. If you add horse or cow manure to your garden you will have a steady supply of these tasty wild greens for most of spring and summer. 907 more words


A Living Herbal Apothecary

Whether you’re an experienced farmer or completely new to the world of gardening, medicinal herbs offer a unique growing experience. In this article, you’ll learn the steps you need to take to create a living herbal apothecary outside your door. 4,209 more words


Our 'Go To' Herb: Parsley

Petroselinum crispum

Also, Known As:

  • Common Parsley
  • Curly Parsley
  • Flat-leaved Parsley
  • Parsley

Parsley (botanical name Petroselinum crispum) belongs to the family Apiaceae and is among the most well-known herbs that are extensively used for garnishing of over 2,000 years, but it is hardly ever consumed. 3,041 more words

Health Benefits

How to Use Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs are delicious and very good for you.  It takes awhile to get used to their intensity, but once you start using fresh herbs it becomes second nature.  196 more words

Food/Wine (and Preserving)