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

Sweet Summer

Mixed Berries

Hey guys, this is a lightning-fast post to say I’m off for a week on a trip to Ohio. Now that may not sound like the “garden spot” of the world but for me it’s definitely where I want to go. I’m off to attend one of the biggest horticultural conferences in the country Cultivate

Herbs For the Salad Bowl


Ah, the delights of summer. Time for picnics, barbecues, and pool parties. To complement these outdoor activities, we naturally reach for salad. A bowl filled with crisp lettuce and juicy tomatoes is just waiting for the right flavor touch. There’s no finer – or healthier – way to enhance your salad than with fresh herbs

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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