October 2013

Herbs of the Solar System

October 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Our Planets, Sun and Moon, and the category of herbs in each one. Sun: Responding to the bright rays and heat of the day. Angelica, Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Carrot, Cedar, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Juniper berry, Lime, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange and Rosemary. These are beneficial to the heart and circulation. Moon: Cool [ ...click to read more ]

Indoor Herb Garden Kits

October 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Wouldn’t something like this make a wonderful gift for someone who loves fresh herbs? Indoor Herb Garden Kits – Mini Garden Stacker. Look at all the herbs you could grow in one planter in a sunny kitchen window. Or on a countertop using a grow-light. [ ...click to read more ]

From the Herb Basket

October 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Here are some ideas and recipes for using herbs from the autumn herb garden: Traditional Bouquet Garni 3 parsley stalks 3 thyme sprigs 1 large bay leaf 1 celery stalk 1 sprig of sage Place the herbs in cheesecloth and tie with kitchen twine. Lower the cheesecloth into chicken, beef or vegetable stock. Simmer gently [ ...click to read more ]

October in the Herb Garden

October 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

  October’s bright blue sky. Summer is walking the back roads of yesterday. I’ll miss her later on as the snow falls, but for right now my favorite season is here. Crisp apples, pumpkins and herbal tea, a good book. A reminder of all the chores I still must do before winter.   If you [ ...click to read more ]