Tag Archives: lavender

Photo Friday: June Bloomers

Today I want to share some of the things we have blooming here in mid June. I’ll start in the Wild Garden, which is a sunny spot that includes many plants that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. It … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday June 20, 2016

Welcome to Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. It was a good news/bad news kind of week in the berry patch. In the good news department, the Natchez thornless blackberries have started ripening. These berries are sweeter … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: June Tour

Today I thought I would share a few photos of how things look here in June. I’ll start with the lavender, which is about ready to harvest. My wife has planted several different varieties we use for soaps, lotions and … Continue reading

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Lavender Honey Bastille Soap

Olive oil has been used both inside and outside the body for thousands of years, especially in Mediterranean cultures where the olive trees flourish. It is loaded with antioxidants, polyphenols and other components that nourish, condition and soften the skin … Continue reading

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