Newsletters

Newsletter – November 2017

Newsletter – November 2017

It is mid Spring, and although some days are still terribly cold, it is a very exciting time in the garden! Herbs, flowers, vegetables, and fruit are all starting to grow and flourish and promises of upcoming summer harvests are plentiful! This newsletter focuses on […]

Newsletter – October 2017

Newsletter – October 2017

With spring really settling into most of the country, it is full-on gardening time! Get ready to sow and grow to your  heart’s content as we head into summer and and abundance of produce. Check out the monthly calendar for moon-calendar based growing tips, as […]

Newsletter Archives, 2015 and 2016

Newsletter Archives, 2015 and 2016

With the monthly newsletters having started up again after a few months of absence, I thought it was a good time to get some of my older newsletters that I’ve done in the past, out of the archives and other websites and blogs where they […]

Newsletter – September 2017

Newsletter – September 2017

Newsletter and Growing Calendar for September 2017 It’s Spring! Yay and hooray! Lots to start doing in the garden now – have a look at the monthly calendar (Sept2017) for ideas on what herbs, flowers, vegetables and fruit to sow, grow or pot up now. […]

Newsletter – January & February 2017

Newsletter – January & February 2017

The February 2017 newsletter is now available at the link below – read more about the herb of the year for 2017, and what to do in the garden during the height of summer. Enjoy! Newsletter Feb 2017

Newsletter – October 2016

Newsletter – October 2016

It’s Bee Aware Month again, so a reminder of which herbs and flowers to plant to feed our bees, and continuing on the theme – herb infused honeys as well as a bit of information on lemon scented herbs for the garden. Enjoy! October 2016

Newsletter – August 2016

Newsletter – August 2016

June and July we looked after your brain,  now it’s time for liver herbs! And a bit about hardiness zones that can help you when you look for plants, or growing conditions in books or websites. Enjoy! August 2016

Newsletter – June & July 2016

Newsletter – June & July 2016

Baby, it’s cold outside! But you know what – some plants (fruits) really need that chill, and it is actually good for pest control too! So snuggle up with a hot cup of herbal tea and read through this month’s newsletter which delves into a […]

Newsletter – May 2016

Newsletter – May 2016

We are revisiting herbs that can support your immune function in this month’s newsletter, as well as a few recipes for cold and flu home herbal remedies. Enjoy! May 2016

Newsletter – March 2016

Newsletter – March 2016

Ever wondered which vitamins and minerals are abundant in your herbs? Read more about this, as well as the ancient art of sending messages with the hidden meaning of flowers, and for fun, some “naughty” names in the world of botany. Enjoy! March 2016



Please note that due to stock-take and a phenomenal start to the season, the MeadowSweet online shop will not fulfill orders for a few weeks (10 Nov - 20 Nov) . You can still catch me at the Orewa Farmers Market, or you are most welcome to send inquiries on plant availability. Thank you ! Minette - MeadowSweet Herbs Dismiss