Many Gardeners Grow Herbs

By Jannie Vaught It is either in a specific herb garden or right along with all the vegetables. We often think of basil, chamomile, fennel, catnip, coriander, lavender, mint, summer savory, marjoram, tarragon, oregano, chervil, lovage, parsley, dill, lemongrass, verbena, rosemary, bay, melissa, hyssop, thyme, and the wide variety of sage. Sage is our simple, beautiful, and delicious cultivar today. Salvia Officinalis is one of … Continue reading Many Gardeners Grow Herbs

The Ever-Changing Highs And Lows Of Our “Weird Weather”

By Jannie Vaught It seems to be a daily challenge. we are expected to again dip in the low twenties by this weekend, then bounce up to the forty’s. Well, this makes more work of covering the fall garden plants and disconnecting hoses and covering the faucets. Or as many just shake their heads and let it freeze. As an “Old Woody in the Stem”gardener, … Continue reading The Ever-Changing Highs And Lows Of Our “Weird Weather”

The Topic For Today Is Kitchen Gardens

By Jannie Vaught Marion-Webster definition, a garden in which plants (such as vegetables or herbs) for use in the kitchen are cultivated. Location is an important subject. It is close to the kitchen door.  Some who like to figure measurements say 25 steps away. Or you walk past if from the car to the door. Or off the patio where you can gather and enjoy … Continue reading The Topic For Today Is Kitchen Gardens

What Do You Say For All The Up And Down Temperatures?

By Jannie Vaught Its spring and that’s what it does. We adapt to this by keeping our weather eye open and watching. Some plants we will lose and some will survive, we are early enough that we can replant and resow seeds. There has never been a hard and fast way to garden, we just go with the flow. One of my all-time favorite garden … Continue reading What Do You Say For All The Up And Down Temperatures?