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The Wonders of Tarragon

Did you know that Tarragon is in the Sunflower family, or that it is one of the most commonly used herbs on our food??  Fresh Tarragon has an essential volatile oil, chemically identical with that of Anise. Dried Tarragon’s flavor is not as intense so when using fresh herb, use sparingly until you are comfortable …

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Is There Ever Enough Thyme?

Thyme has been used for various purposes throughout the centuries. In medieval times, Thyme was regarded as a plant that imparted courage and vigor. The ancient Romans considered it a remedy for melancholy. Thyme is a herb that is recorded throughout human history. Historians believe that the ancient Sumerians were the first to cultivate thyme, …

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Blog Idea’s

I am looking for Summer time blog idea’s and would love your feedback. Many of you have questions that several others may have but have not been able to ask.  I am tremendously inspired in the Spring and Fall with all the things to do in the Garden, but the Summer is mostly maintenance and …

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Wildlife Habitat Certification

Well it has been a while since I’ve blogged so,…. sorry for the delay… I have been preparing for my eldest Son’s High School graduation and have been enthralled in all of the festivities.  I am very proud to say my son has graduated with honors and has never given us a moment of trouble. …

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