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Rosemary – Garden Herb with many uses – Herb Wreath

By Denise

Rosemary is an interesting herb with a long history. It has been used as a seasoning, has symbolic use both at weddings and funerals, and is incense in religious ceremonies and in magical spells. It is used to decorate churches and homes at holidays and is in the top ten herbs used for decorating and […]

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Herbal Lore – Two Christmas Herbs – Herb Crafts

By Denise

Here is one more story associated with herbs and Christmas what was popular in our house growing up. We would always make the sachet bags the same day as we made Orange clove pomander balls Gifts of the Magi Potpourri The story goes that the three wise men, Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar, kneeled at the […]

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Six Herbs of Christmas – Herb Gardening and Crafting

By Denise

There are many herbs associated with the Christmas holiday. The reason is that herbs lend theirselves to craft making. They are colorful, fragrant, and hold up well. One of our popular decoration that has been passed from generation to generation is the manger scene, sometimes called the crèche. By putting up the small figures of Mary, Joseph, […]

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Container Gardening: If it holds dirt it can be a Planter

By Denise

I brought in some of the Hens and Chicks I had growing in the side yard today. I just wanted a few more plants in the house for the winter. I wanted a different look than the plain container so I grabbed an old calf length boot that was about to be tossed. It had […]

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