The big heat of Summer is here, the time that Basil begins growing with beautiful bounty! We’ve just started delivering bunches to the co-op and I’m happily munching as much as I can. I’m a pretty serious Basil hound, using fresh leaves like lettuce and smearing pesto on anything I can. Good old sweet ‘Genovese’ Basil is my standard, but it’s […]
Despite predictions, we had no frost here last night- the flowering Holy Basil is still standing! Hope you were as lucky!
It’s the middle of October, so a killing frost is just around the corner. I’m spending as much time as I can in the garden, soaking up the beauty of the last flowers before they are gone for the year….
Want to know the downside of this beautiful basketful of herbs? It was stolen! Yes, stolen from the bees. They were already busy at work in the garden when I went out in the morning to pick. Being all too painfully aware of the horrors threatening the bees’ survival (Colony Collapse Disorder, poisoning, industrial farming, […]