Lavender, How And Why You Should Grow It...
Lavender is easy to grow and wonderfully simple to take cuttings from. The bees love it and it smells delightful making it the basis of many preparations around the house from lavender water to an ingredient in cookies.
How To Make A Culinary Herb Wreath
Pick an edible base herb and tie it in little bundles to a florists wire hoop. Then take other herbs tie them into bundles and weave them through the base so that they form a wreath. (Add some for color and scent too, for example we added curry plant just for the scent not to be eaten.) Then leave it in the kitchen to dry and snip bits off when you need them for your cooking.
How to Harvest Lavender Plants for Recipes and Crafts - Garden Therapy
How and when to harvest English lavender (lavandula angustifolia) plus how to use it in crafts, recipes, and natural beauty products.
How to Make a Rosemary Topiary
A topiary is a plant that has been pruned and shaped as it grows to create a globe shape. You can create topiaries with a wide variety of plants. Using Rosemary adds a fragrant, as well as eye-pleasing, addition to any patio or backyard.
Rustic French DIY Garden Tags | PITH + VIGOR
I have been trying to use my failing french skills by perusing foreign language blogs….It is a struggle ( I think I need to pull out the Rosetta Stone) but pictures speak volumes and I think I have figured out the recipe for making these ‘tres chic’ garden tags. Caro and Alain suggest this project …
How to create the most amazing DIY thyme pot collection for your yard or garden
How to create the most amazing DIY thyme pot collection for your yard or garden Here’s an original way to present your thyme collection. The only difficulty is to find an old wheel … an…
Dandelions – not an annoying weed, but a medicinal plant in your garden
Dandelions – not an annoying weed, but a medicinal plant in your garden If you like walking in the forest from the end of March to the end of October, then you will definitely have meet a sma…
Chamomile, learn how to grow it in a pot or in your garden
Chamomile, learn how to grow it in a pot or in your garden Chamomile, the beautiful plant with its characteristic aroma and unique beneficial properties. Chamomile is a favorite herb that we find a…
How To Make A Medieval Physic Garden
A beautiful, serene and healing place, Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire had one of the first physic gardens from the 1300's. It has been wonderfully recreated and we loved it so much we have shown how to add a flavour of this special World Heritage site to your own backyard.
How to Take Sweet Marjoram Cuttings
Softwood cuttings can be taken from marjoram from early summer through to midsummer. Cuttings will dry out in the blink of an eye, so taking softwood cuttings successfully is all about speed...