Fennel was the Inaugural Herb of the Year in 1995 . . .

In 1995, Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, was the first herb to be named by the International Herb Association as Herb of the Year™️ in their new educational program, a program that is going strong to this day, and recognized worldwide by other Herb and Botanical groups and Societies. That said, I didn’t join the group until […]

The Mernie Project no. 10 – In the Garden

The Mernie Project is how I am documenting my mother, Mernie, playing her upright Steinway piano, an instrument that was a truly special gift to her from my late father  – one hymn at a time.     This installment is number ten in The Mernie Project and she is playing the hymn ‘In the Garden’.  […]