“Miss Fennel, Miss Fennel, why you look so lovely today, with that white skirt, soft emerald green blouse and that mushroom hat beautifully arranged with yellow umbels”, said Mr Bee, busy in his work. “Well a lady has to keep herself looking good you know, she should never allow herself to become shabby, even in […]Fennel — The Herbarius Notes
This may seem to be three months early, or an entire season out of season; but this is when bare root forsythia, Forsythia X intermedia, gets planted. Even so, the smaller of new bare root plants will bloom with only a few flowers early in their first spring, so will not produce their famously profuse […]Forsythia — Tony Tomeo
We have suggested the notion that most plants don’t like being saturated or sitting in moisture which is true although there are a handful who do. These plants were intended for water and need to be submerged in it. Often known as oxygenating plants, these plants keep unhealthy algae and weeds in abeyance. Certain plants […]Marginal Plants — ZOE FURNISS
Our goal is to create a sustainable garden, so our seed crop needs to be as extensive as our food crop. Seed harvesting is a simple process, though growing plants for seed requires a different approach. While many plants produce adequate seeds without extra effort, many require you to designate a portion of your garden […]Blog Seed Harvesting, Part 1 — The Little Farm in Town
If you want to learn how to draw a flower, a rose will be an excellent subject, even if it may seem a little frightening in the beginning. In this video tutorial, I’ll reveal you how to draw a rose the simple way, step by action, with a distinct method that is easy to keep […]How To Draw a Rose — overtreviews
By Pat Greathead
Now here is something for you to do when you have a free minute or two over the holidays. You can unscramble these herb words for a chance to a win a prize!
The first person to email me (email@example.com) with the correct answers receives a very nice gift from The Herb Society of America’s Thyme and Again Gift Shoppe.
Contest ends at midnight on December 31. Answers will be posted on this blog on January 1.
(If you have completed this scramble before, please do not enter this contest!)
With sincere wishes that your holidays are truly merry and magical.
Pat Greathead is a very active Life Member of The Herb Society of America and the Wisconsin Unit. …
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