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Fresh Lavender Bundles – Tutorial

What do you do with lavender? My general approach has always been to cut it with great intentions, stick it in a jar to dry, and then throw it out months later when the dust has gathered and half the blossoms have fallen off. Last winter, however, I was introduced to another way to keep […]

Guardian of the Garden

My garden is slow going this year. Which is still, sadly, an improvement on last year. I’ve turned over four and 1/2 beds, down below the barn conveniently next door to the manure pile. This is a first time garden, in rocky Virginia clay, so the digging was not an easy task. The full beds […]