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 […]

Fall in the garden

I love to take my morning coffee out into the garden and see what’s up. With all that’s been going on, from kooks stealing from my site, to wacko payment processors, to hurricanes and ridiculous heat and floods, I haven’t been doing too much of that. But today I got out there again and brought […]

Planting out and preparing for harvests: seedlings and canning jars

Today I got a lot of plants in the ground. I lined the front walk with calendula, which I hope to harvest for tincture, and then interspersed that with blood-drop emlets, which I am growing because they are beautiful and I hope to get seeds. The very fancy and expensive Japanese morning glory seeds I […]