Calendula is not (only) for you

Herban Gardening, Herbs & Ingredients

It’s starting to make me uncomfortable, seeing herbs described and defined by what they can do for us. And if we think they’re especially useful, they’d better watch out- we’ll hunt and gather them to extinction. Plants were not put here for people, as the old story tells. They were living on this planet for eons […]

November 10, 2017

Ready for Winter Downtime

Herban Gardening, Micro-Farm News

It is sad when garden time comes to a close. But we’re a bit tired after a long season and are looking forward to a little downtime. The Hadley garden has already had frost. All that’s left are some greens growing under fleece, as well as a few Scotch Bonnet and Habanero plants still ripening […]

November 2, 2017

First Herb Harvest

Herban Gardening, Micro-Farm News

I might deny I said this come the rose blossom days of sun-filled June, but I love Spring the best. (Wait, I already have to take it back. The rushing in of summertime in the weeks around Summer Solstice is what I really love. Spring is just thrilling in a different way.) The garden is jumping up fast and we we were […]

April 18, 2017