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Our Country: Our Patriotic Herbs

Every country has its own way of celebrating and honoring their patriots, their independence, the bravery of their soldiers, and the remembrance of the sacrifices made for the good of all. What more beautiful...

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The College Garden at Westminster

In April of 1999, during my visit to London, I had the extraordinary opportunity exploring The College Garden at Westminster Abbey. Westminster Abbey itself is rather spectacular; founded in 1065 by Saint Edward the...

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Joyful Oregano- Add Spice to Your Life!

In The Mediterranean, where oregano was born, it grows wild across the mountainsides. Shepherds used to let their goats and sheep feed on the herb, believing it would add spice to the meat. Oregano...

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An Herb Language Guide to April Foolishness

“The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.” Mark Twain During years of research into the symbolism, folklore, origins of and mystical and...

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Heliotrope

Mostly famous for its scent, Heliotrope (Heliotropiumarborescens) is a very old-fashioned plant. Its scent is almost intoxicating with a hint of vanilla. The plant flowers in white, light purple and deep purple flowers that are a...