Category Archive: flowers

Honeysuckle Flowers Perfect for Wild Flower Jelly

Today my neighbor, Erin and I picked honeysuckle flowers, which are abundant and oh so fragrant, to make jelly. Here’s a photo of my harvest in my Mom’s ancient colander:

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Join Ron and me at Turner Farms Monday May 21!

I hope you’ll join Ron Wilson and me at Turner Farms Monday May 21 at 6:30 for our annual class “Everything you wanted to know about “yardening”, landscaping, herbs, flowers, you name it. Ron will put on his plant doctor’s cap and I will put on my herbal chef coat. You’ll enjoy my recipes and …

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Snowdrops Blooming Right Now

I’ve shown you the wild yellow aconite my granddaughters were picking. Now here’s some snowdrops that grandson Jack found in his yard. And friend and colleague Ron Wilson writes about them on his blog. Here’s what Ron has to say:We’ve featured a few of the early bloomers over the last couple weeks, so let’s feature another …

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Hungry? Pull up some Wild Onions

Yesterday the weather turned fairly warm and my 2 granddaughters, Ellery and Emerson, took a walk with me in our woods. We found wild onions (or wild garlic whichever you call it) in abundance and so tender. See that patch of it right in front of the fieldstone step? Perfect sub for chives! (Now I …

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How to Grow a Christmas Cactus for Generations of Blooms

I keep my Christmas cactus outside in a shady place during summer and bring it in the house in the fall. I get loads of blooms during the holiday season. Here’s some information that you need to know to grow Christmas cactus successfully. From my friends at Countryside Magazine.  Here’s the link: How to Grow …

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