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Springtime Memories

Even though the past week has been a bit cooler here in Texas, the August heat has taken its toll on the garden. What hasn’t baked in the several weeks of fierce 100 degree days is hanging on – barely – because of the few days of rain we had last week. 31 more words

Phytophthora Root Rot of Lavender: Overwintering Potential

Last year there were several reports of Phytophthora root rot on lavender across southern Ontario and much of the United States. Symptoms of Phytophthora root rot begin as sections of plants wilting down in the middle of the growing season, which usually rapidly progresses to complete plant death. 697 more words


Cooking the Italian Provinces - Padua

Padua is a province in the Veneto region of Italy. It is home to some of the masterpieces from the Medieval and Renaissance art and architecture period and the towns of Cittadella and Montagnana are famous for their well-preserved Medieval city walls. 1,361 more words

Healthy Italian Cooking

Herbs to Grow in the Fall

As fall approaches you are likely doing a variety of garden chores from cleaning up spent plants to planning your fall vegetable garden. Don’t forget to re-plant some of your favorite herbs for an extra harvest before the snow flies. 543 more words


From The Witch's Corner ~ Herbs for Divination & Spirit Contact

I decided at the last minute to shoot this video when I was going to prepare my oil burner with some herbs for divination and spirit contact. 119 more words


Free Herbs

This video from our British gardener friend teaches how to simply take cuttings from herbs to create new plants. Although he says they are free that is not entirely true. 178 more words