One of the things I love best about this time of year is the return of chickweed (Stellaria media)! Chickweed shows up in early spring and fades out as the weather turns warmer then graces us again with her presence again in the fall. Chickweed likes to grow in damp, rich soil – […]
Herb Angel’s adventures in the garden.
Tenant farmer: n: a farmer who raises crops on land owned by someone else. A main part of my vision for Herb Angel is growing herbs. A huge part of my vision for a happy life is having a beautiful garden and tending lots of plants. The thing is, I don’t own land. In the […]
Last September I attended a workshop called “Super Natural Sodas, Magical Meads and Local Liqueurs” (click here for the 2104 offering). Besides spending a beautiful day in amazing gardens and sampling tasty cordials, elixirs and ferments, the most incredible thing I got from the workshop was the concept of cultural topsoil. We tend our gardens […]