A good day to harvest herbs

I’ve got a bunch of herbs that are almost ready to go out into the two raised beds I have to work with this year. Twelve of them are transplants that I bought from Mountain Valley Growers–clary sage, dittany of Crete, rosemary, rue, and black sage–but more are plants I started from seeds I started […]

Vervain

It’s a crazily windy and rainy evening, so I decided it was a good time to make use of some of my vervain tincture. I made this a few years ago from my own fresh vervain and some 95% grain alcohol (Everclear). Since then I’ve used it only a few times, generally just rubbing some […]

Out in the garden!

I ended up being able to use a raised bed after all (maybe two, actually, since one I cleared just to make it look a bit neater has not been used). I got a very late start this year, latest ever, so I went through my seed stashes and chose a crapload of oldish seeds […]