Reblog…Summer Savory – Herb of the Month — The Herb Society of America Blog

By Maryann Readal It is summer and a perfect time to learn about summer savory, Satureja hortensis. If you have this spicy herb growing in your garden, plan to start using it this summer. It is an easy-to-grow, low-growing annual with white to pale pink flowers and narrow leaves. When in full bloom, the plant […]Summer … Continue reading Reblog…Summer Savory – Herb of the Month — The Herb Society of America Blog

Reblog…Garden Myth: Deep root fertilizing is good for trees — Gardening Channel

by Robert Pavlis Deep root fertilization is a recommended procedure by many arborists, and equipment is available for DIY homeowners. Is it the best way to fertilize trees? Do they need to be fertilized? In deep root fertilization for trees, you stick a pipe into the soil about 6” to 12″ and then, under pressure,…Garden Myth: … Continue reading Reblog…Garden Myth: Deep root fertilizing is good for trees — Gardening Channel

Writers Block…and how I am going prioritize me…

This photo sums up everything for me....the case of writers block and feeling so stretched thin that I couldn't even think of anything to write about. Today I finally realized that I have lots I can write about, and for some reason I could not get myself to do anything that I normally do either … Continue reading Writers Block…and how I am going prioritize me…

Reblog…The 11 Best Crystals For Ostara For When You Really Need To Feel In Control — Eclectic Witchcraft

We can use crystals for Ostara to celebrate the Goddess Ostara or Eostre and the themes of Ostara. Ostara’s spiritual themes are rebirth, creation and new life, fertility, and letting go of the past. On the Vernal Equinox or Spring Equinox, we must try to connect with these themes. The best crystals to celebrate Ostara…The 11 … Continue reading Reblog…The 11 Best Crystals For Ostara For When You Really Need To Feel In Control — Eclectic Witchcraft

Reblog…How to Grow Stinging Nettle — Gardening Channel

By Jennifer Poindexter Have you ever spoken to someone who grows stinging nettle on purpose You may have looked at them like they had three heads, initially. However, many people grow this herb because it has a variety of uses and benefits. Stinging nettle herb (also known as urtica dioica) is used as a home…How to … Continue reading Reblog…How to Grow Stinging Nettle — Gardening Channel

Reblog…How to Grow Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii) — Gardening Channel

By Matt Gibson The butterfly bush is a lovely deciduous shrub with hefty masses of flowers in the form of long, pointed trusses ranging from white to pink, lavender and deep purple. The fast-growing, low-maintenance shrub is hardy to USDA zones five through nine and is a great addition to your garden, especially if you…How to … Continue reading Reblog…How to Grow Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii) — Gardening Channel

Reblog…How to Grow Costmary Herb (Tanacetum balsamita) — Gardening Channel

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fGRZ-R2HxwE?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent By Matt Gibson Costmary is a delightfully fragrant and ornamental perennial herb that smells and tastes like spearmint with a hint of eucalyptus. It’s long, thin, serrated leaves are rounded, but narrow, and greenish-grey. In the spring and summer, it displays clusters of small, white or yellow disc-shaped flowers that are very reminiscent of tansies.…How … Continue reading Reblog…How to Grow Costmary Herb (Tanacetum balsamita) — Gardening Channel

Reblog…How to Grow Marshmallow Plant — Gardening Channel

By Jennifer Poindexter Did you know marshmallows got their start in the garden? They were once a treat held together with the sap found in, what is now known as, the marshmallow herb. Gelatin has since taken the herb’s place as the glue for marshmallows. You can still use the marshmallow plant to make healthier…How to … Continue reading Reblog…How to Grow Marshmallow Plant — Gardening Channel

Reblog…How to Grow Marjoram (Origanum majorana) — Gardening Channel

By Matt Gibson Marjoram is an easy-to-grow, flavorful, and aromatic herb. Finding room for a marjoram plant or two in your kitchen garden comes with a few perks. Not only will it be a welcome addition to your future culinary endeavors, marjoram plants also attract butterflies, and other beneficial insects, is an excellent companion plant,…How to … Continue reading Reblog…How to Grow Marjoram (Origanum majorana) — Gardening Channel

Reblog….How to Grow Feverfew — Gardening Channel

By Jennifer Poindexter Feverfew isn’t an herb you see or hear many talking about when they mention an herb garden. Though it may be one of the unusual or lesser known herbs, it could be a good addition to your garden. This herb has many wonderful benefits. It can help with soothing skin irritations caused…How to … Continue reading Reblog….How to Grow Feverfew — Gardening Channel