A year one clary sage plant growing in my organic backyard garden

Forgotten herb: clary sage

There can only be one reason we forgot about clary sage: modern pharmaceuticals. close enough pronunciation "clare-E  sayjuh" Clary sage was THE go-to herb for our female ancestors to reduce the monthly discomfort of menstruation cycles. Your great-grandmother probably looked forward to the relief of a cup of brewed clary sage tea as she busied…

Worst gardening mistake I ever made

Don't read this post. It will ruin the whole illusion for you. Right now, as far as you know, my garden grows weed-less. My flowers are always crowned with a glistening morning dew. My local farm stands always have lush offerings, and my hair always holds a perfect curl. Why are you still reading? Ok,…

Best 5 items at Roses Berry Farm Stand, Hartford, CT

Sometimes I write about favorites. And please, do let me know in the comments what your favorite farm stands are! Rose's Berry Farm Stand is my current favorite. If you know of Rose's, you might be confused as to why a farm that is in South Glastonbury, CT, is listed here as Hartford. I go to their stand on Fridays at the Old State House Farmer's Market. What makes Rose's Berry Farm Stand my current favorite? #1 - variety, #2 - kind people #3 - freshness...