Did you know? – Interesting Plant Facts

By |2020-07-22T14:14:24-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Herbs, Perennials, Seasonal Color, The Farmers Market, Vegetable Gardening|

Here’s a selection of unique, bizarre and interesting plant facts. I got the idea for this post when my good friend Mags was browsing our website and espied an image of Yarrow on the herbs page. She said “why’s yarrow on the herb page? Aren’t they flowers?” I replied “Yes they do flower, however they are classified as a medicinal herb.” To this she replied “oh, I never knew that. That’s interesting”. We both shared a smile and some laughter over that little conversation. She then said; you should do a blog post called “did you know that”.

Grow a Victory Garden

By |2020-04-16T18:03:27-04:00March 26th, 2020|Container Gardening, Herbs, The Farmers Market, Vegetable Gardening|

Victory Gardens, also called “war gardens” or “food gardens for defense” were gardens planted by ordinary citizens during World War I and World War II to provide some relief in the public food demands. As it is now as it was in World War II when the nation fell on hard times, this is the time we can help the nation and ourselves to persevere. With store shelves bare and nutritious foods in short supply, if there is any good to be found in these trying times, let one of them be the fact that we are now in the growing season.