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The Twelve Herbs of Christmas

The Twelve Herbs of Christmas

At this time of year the shortening days and cooler temperatures mean that not much is happening in our gardens. Even so herbs can still be part of our fun. In the spirit of this festive time, I have use my herbal knowledge and cobbled together lyrics to “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” For each day in the song, I have substituted herbs that have traditionally been associated with the Advent Season, Christmas, and the birth of Jesus. And here they are….

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So You Think You Know Sage

So You Think You Know Sage

One of the first herbs I discovered as a novice gardener years ago was sage. Its strong scent and associations with holiday turkey and stuffing made it a favorite for me. But being a herbal novice I hand no idea how many sages there were and how many ways they could...

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