A couple of months ago I saw this photo of chive blossom vinegar and I couldn’t wait for my chives to start blossoming so I could try making this flavored vinegar for myself. This is an infused vinegar, where you just let herbs set in vinegar for several weeks to let the flavor of…Read More Chive Blossom Vinegar
My parsley did really well this year. Really well. I don’t have any idea why, but I have an abundance of fresh parsley that I need to do something with before the first frost. I have been researching ways to freeze parsley. The most common ways to preserve it are by drying or freezing. …Read More Two Ways to Freeze Parsley
Description and Growing Information Bee Balm is a very pretty herb with a wonderful fruity, minty aroma. The gorgeous tubular flowers, held like a crown at the top of the 3-4 foot stems in mid and late summer come in a lot of colors including red, pink and purple. On top of all…Read More Bee Balm, A Beautiful and Useful Plant for your Garden
Parsley is one of a kind among the herbal species. It takes its own sweet time to germinate, which can take as long as up to six weeks. So, you better have a good measure of patience on hand when you are ready to grow parsley from seeds. There is, however, an easy way to…Read More How to Grow Parsley
No one needs tell a cat lover that cats hold Catnip in high regard. But cats aren’t the only ones that benefit from this common herb.It turns out that catnip has many uses. Catnip is known as a kitty aphrodisiac. Bruising the leaves of Catnip releases the essential oil (specifically nepetalactone) which mimics cat’s…Read More Catnip: Not Just for Kitty Anymore!