Growing Orchids for Beginners

So you want an introduction to growing orchids for beginners? You’re in for an adventure, since growing orchids is addictive! I’ll give you some “gateway” orchid care instructions below. Once you know how to grow orchids, they’ll thrive for you, as most are easy to care for. They’ll grow bigger, make more flowers each year, […]

Thirsty Thursday July 19th

This month we will concentrate a bit on mint and blueberriess. Blueberries are in season now at your local farmers markets and stands. Mint is always in good supply and somewhat invasive. We are also highlighting cucumber since it is light and refreshing and we are still in a drought.  Very soon your gardens will […]

May_18 Thirsty Thursday Cocktails

So here we are again… Gardening season, spring,  our bodies are starting to wake up and lean towards the warmth of the sun- FINALLY!   With that we start up our Thirsty Thursdays again.   May brings the beginning of many flavors.  This week we highlight Basil, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Blueberries and Lemon Verbena.

Symbolism of the Christmas Wreath

There are many translations to the symbolism of a Christmas wreath.  My favorite goes like this: The Christmas Wreath is made of evergreen branches because evergreen is the symbol of strength- even in the harshest of winter weather it stays green. The Christmas Wreath is round because at every end, there is a beginning. WOW […]