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Superb Herbs

Garden centers and nurseries are full of bedding plants this month. More than ever, herbs are extremely popular. With such an array to choose from it’s a hard decision. 835 more words

Growing Herbs

Gardening from the Grocery Store

A bitter winter, a long and cold spring and still a ways to go before the soil is warm enough to plant the summer garden mainstays (tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and melons). 481 more words

Local Green

Digging in the Dirt: My Earthwise Tiller Review

It was moving day this weekend for my spring vegetables. I was busy preparing part of the yarden so I could move them from their place of rooftop sunbathing into the dirt (which means I’m also now qualified to give you my Earthwise tiller review). 716 more words

Growing Vegetables

Herbs for people and pollinators

While we humans are savouring the prospects of fresh herbs plucked from our own potager garden (homemade pizza with fresh basil, potato salad with chopped chives, cucumbers tossed with dill, mmmmmmm) there are plenty of friendly flying critters, from bumblebees to lacewings, butterflies to hummingbirds, probably going through their own mental list of nom-nom-noms right about now. 629 more words

Thinking Green

The Teenage Years: Collecting Parsley Seeds

“Uuugh! What is that?!” Chefie exclaimed when he walked into the dining room, and something green brushed his head.

That, my friends, is an Italian flat-leaf parsley plant that just rolled its eyes because it thinks you’re lame and it… 372 more words

Resourceful Gardening

From the Herb Basket - 22

Milk thistle tea can help prevent post nasal drip. Sipping a cup or two daily reduces post nasal drip, runny nose and other pollen-triggered miseries. Milk thistle’s active ingredient [ silymarin] encourages the liver to flush out symptom-lingering immune proteins. 428 more words

Growing Herbs

Hack Jobs: Pruning Rosemary

I did not get nearly as much done this long weekend as I had hoped or planned for thanks to the darned cold and rain. I was able to cross a few things off ye olde To Do List (on your left <—–) but not as many as I had wanted. 268 more words

Growing Herbs