March 2012

Herbal Teas

March 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Orange Mint Tea 1 cup of dried mint leaves 8 teaspoons of China Tea, or you may use Oolong, white, or green tea leaves 6 whole cloves 4 tablespoons of Calendula petals 2 tablespoons of dried orange peel Gently mix all the ingredients in a tea tin or plastic container with a lid, and allow the blend to mellow for 24 [ to read more ]

Grow Yourself a Nice Cup of Tea

March 13, 2012 // 1 Comment

Herbal teas have never been more popular than they are now. Make room this spring in the garden for these herbs. Apple mint. Known for its fruity aroma and flavor. Chop fresh leaves to flavor hot or cold drinks. Prefers rich, moist soil and does well in full sun or part shade. Space plants 12 to 15 inches apart. [ to read more ]