DAILY FLOWER: House Camellia no. 2 – Blooming today, 01-22-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. Two camellia bushes, planted side by side, came with the house when we bought it in October of 2000. They are planted so close together that they appear as one large shrub until they are blooming when it becomes clear that they are different varieties. Since I don’t…

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DAILY FLOWER: Rosemary, 01-18-21, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.” —Rev. Martin Luther…

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DAILY FLOWER: Nasturtium, 01-16-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “Nasturtiums, who colored you, you wonderful, glowing things? You must have been fashioned out of summer sunsets.” – Lucy Maud Montgomery . . . Or winter sunsets in the case of Edgehill Herb Farm!

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DAILY FLOWER: Feverfew, 01-15-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “Things without all remedy should be without regard. But what you can cure, do so willingly. What ails the human body and soul may be difficult to diagnose, but just as often there is a simple resolution. Black pepper for aching muscles, linden root and yarrow for high…

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DAILY FLOWER: Aloha Rose, 01-14-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “That greeting is Aloha – love, I love you, my love to you. Good day – what is it more than an impersonal remark about the weather? How do you do – it is personal in a merely casual interrogative sort of way. But Aloha! It is a…

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DAILY FLOWER: Sea Lavender 01-13-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “ … shallow stream at full tide a bed of sea-lavender, fallen from the glory of their prime, and …” – Harold John Massingham, Untrodden Ways, 1923

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