Brrr! Cold and wet weather set in to most of the country over this past long weekend. Metservice published their June outlook, saying we’re swinging between cold and warmer-than average from week to week through the month, with rainfall predicted to be quite volatile as…
And just like that we are in the last official month of Autumn – but as always, for the gardener and herbalist alike, there are still lots to be done with herbs this beautiful time of year. In this Newsletter for May 2018, read about…
A brand new year! Happy New Year!
This edition of the newsletter is a bit longer than normal, but simply because I’ve got some business news to share. Other than these updates on the running of MeadowSweet, it is full of what is happening in the summer garden, how to be water savvy, what to harvest, etc.
It features Hops (Humulus lupulus) as the Herb of the Month (it is also the International Herb of the Year for 2018, as well as some thoughts on zucchini (featured vegetable) and scabiosa (featured flower). I’m introducing a Kids’ Gardening Corner from this edition onward, and end off with a few recipes to share.
Enjoy, share freely, and remember that I always appreciate some feedback – and ideas on what you’d like to see featured!
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…
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
In this installment we tell you more about the herb of the year for 2015 – Savory (Satureja spp), and have a delicious recipe using savory to share too.