Cress, in various forms, has been around a long time. The Victorians had beautiful watercress gardens by their streams as a source of greens and nutrients in the winter months when little was available for fresh food. It was ideal for combatting scurvy and used in soups for those that were ill. There are… Read More Cress- a real super food?
This is a blog post I’ve been wanting to write for a while. If, like me, you feel that child-like magic when you get to close yourself in the kitchen with a mortar and pestle, a bunch of herbs and essential oils, bees wax, and other magical ingredients, and just create, this post is for… Read More How to Create Your Own Spa Products Products for Home or Gifts
Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden! This blog may contain affiliate posts, which means that I earn a small commission from the company if you purchase their product. This does not change the cost to you in any way. Thank you for supporting this blog! Love your garden but tired of all… Read More Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden!
Parsley Green Soup for Cold Winter Days Growing up, my dad had an awesome recipe from his Belgian mother that makes use of all that parsley in the garden. A few leeks and potatoes too. It’s a very simple soup, known to the Belgians as ‘green soup’. This was a soup that was, and maybe still… Read More Green Parsley Soup: Good for what ails you!
If you’re a super-conscientious gardener, learning how to grow chamomile might require a change in thought processes. The great thing about this plant is that you do not need to ‘improve’ your soil. In fact, this plant is much happier in poor, sandy soil, and will not thrive in the richer soils required for many other… Read More How to Grow Chamomile
How to Grow and Use Dill Weed Dill is one of the most common and much loved herbs you can grow. They are hardy, drought tolerant, and you can find everything from dwarf types that grow in pots, to giant types that reach the roof of your greenhouse. They are what is called a self… Read More How to Grow and Use Dill Weed