Sipping on Gin and Juniper

The addition of juniper was by design, and perhaps good marketing because it had long been revered for its medicinal properties.

Herbs A to Z

What is an herb? The world of herbs extends far beyond parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. Herbs are some of the most versatile plants on the planet. Of course most of us know they can be used for seasoning food, but did you also know they are used in medicines, fragrances, dyes, and much more?…

Herb and Heirloom Tuesdays

Nestled beneath the shade of towering hardy rubber trees, 150 “poppy joes” basil plants sit on a wooden table, ready to be handed to waiting Garden visitors. The chattering of birds and whispering of sprinklers starting up fills the air as typical daytime humidity is only just making itself known.  It is natural symphony interspersed…