Herb drying

I love growing herbs in my garden. They smell fantastic and they give such wonderful flavors to food. This year I’m growing basil, thyme, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, oregano, sage and chives. I usually cut them twice a year–once  in mid-summer to promote more growth and again in the fall before the first freeze. Just a […]


It’s Summer, it’s July and it’s HOT.  Not much work going on in my garden these days. I water in the evenings when it’s a bit cooler. Now is the time of year to let the garden do its work. And what a terrific job it does! It doesn’t get any better than a salad […]