DIY Mary Garden for Mother’s Day

Each week I chat with Matt Swaim of the Sonrise Morning Show. Today, since Mother’s Day is this weekend, we talked about Mary Garden’s. Here’s some fun information. A MARY GARDEN  Mary Gardens were started during medieval times and were usually gardens that were enclosed, often in monasteries.    I have always felt that an herb garden needs a statue of Mary, even before I … Continue reading DIY Mary Garden for Mother’s Day

Morels!

Check out the size of these morels! This was the week for foraging for morel mushrooms. Twice I went with my “scouts”, Char and Butch, over hill and dale (don’t ask me where…) looking for morels. All signs for a good hunt were there: the trilliums and may apples were blooming and the fiddlehead ferns were fanned out. We saw deer and wild turkeys and … Continue reading Morels!

A Medley of Mint for Mojitos, Juleps and More

Photo is Kentucky Colonel Spearmint Today I chatted with Anna Mitchell on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio, about mint and its Biblical roots. Luke 11:42 “But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.” … Continue reading A Medley of Mint for Mojitos, Juleps and More