Herbs to Grow in the Fall

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As fall approaches you are likely doing a variety of garden chores from cleaning up spent plants to planning your fall vegetable garden. Don’t forget to re-plant some of your favorite herbs for an extra harvest before the snow flies. Continue reading

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Herbs for Attracting Beneficial Insects

calendula with bee

Organic gardening is becoming a popular movement even though it was common-place to our ancestors. Of course, our ancestors didn’t call it organic gardening; they called it feeding their family. With the advent of synthetic chemical pesticides, farmers and gardeners thought their worries were over as they doused their crops with toxic chemicals that not only killed all the insects, but as was later discovered, also contributed to a variety of health issues. Continue reading