Questions About Seed Starting

Seeds Ready to Be Sown

February is the season of love…and of the very beginnings of your summer garden. This is the month when you can buy fresh packets of seed and start growing the new herbs, veggies, and flowers you will enjoy in your garden all year long. Starting seeds doesn’t take much

Wow Guests With Cranberry-Lemon Punch

Oranges and Spices

With the holidays here, you are probably connecting with family or friends to share the joys of the season. Whether it’s just a few buddies over for dessert or (as one friend used to say) “the whole famn damily” one thing that will make spirits bright is

Make Some Rosemary Shortbread

Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Rosemary is often used in savory meat dishes but it can also shine in sweet treats. To see what I mean try this recipe for rosemary shortbread, adapted from a recipe in Recipes from a French Herb Garden, by Geraldene Holt. Rosemary is the perfect herb to use during the holiday season, but keep this

Caring For Your Christmas Rosemary

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If you’ve been out shopping for Christmas decorations you may have seen what looked like a pint-sized Christmas tree. That was probably a rosemary bush shaped into the Christmas tree form. This is really no surprise because the essential oils in rosemary produce a scent similar to pine trees. Beautiful though they are, rosemary holiday

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    Questions About Seed Starting

    February 02, 2017

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    December 12, 2016

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    Make Some Rosemary Shortbread

    December 12, 2016

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    Caring For Your Christmas Rosemary

    December 12, 2016

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