Tag Archives: herbs

The drying days of summer.

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It’s a busy time of year for gardeners with a bounty of vegetables to be picked, but don’t forget the herbs! Dry some now for enjoying through the winter. Continue reading

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5 easy recipes using garlic scapes.

Looking for some easy and great tasting recipes for using garlic scapes? Here are five of my favourites. Continue reading

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Sweet dreams are made from chamomile.

Chamomile is one of the easiest herbs to grow in your garden. It’s also incredibly simple to harvest and dry the flowers for a cup of calming chamomile tea. Continue reading

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The Flower Moon of May

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The Flower Moon of May. This months newsletter from Blueberry Hills Farm. Continue reading

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How to make compost tea from comfrey

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Comfrey;  a super food for plants.   A perennial herb that I like to have in my garden is comfrey, which has long been recognized, by both organic gardeners and herbalists, for its great usefulness and versatility. Herbalists have been cultivating … Continue reading

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How to make dandelion marmalade.

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When you start trying to grow all your own food you quickly come to appreciate why it is so important for us all to eat foods seasonally. We’ve all read the reasons why we should only eat rhubarb in the … Continue reading

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Sweet Cicely and Rhubarb

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One of the earliest pickings from the garden is rhubarb. Technically a vegetable but more often used as a fruit, it’s tart, tangy taste is an aperitif for sweeter fruits to follow, once the days grow warmer. The astringent flavour … Continue reading

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