Category Archives: herbal lore

WHAT DO YOU WATCH ON TELEVISION & To Drink Vinegar or Not To Drink It?

For My Health  What do you do for your health these days? I have been drinking turmeric tea and forcing down apple cider vinegar and water. (It doesn’t really taste like pickle juice!)   Both are supposed to be good … Continue reading

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Herbs and Flowers For A Fairy Garden

Who doesn’t want to attract fairies to their garden? Of all the herbs associated with the little folk, the most important one is thyme, which I love. I’m forever planting more varieties of thyme. In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Titania, the fairy … Continue reading

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For the Love of Roses

Excerpt from, Plants for a Medieval Herb Garden in the British Isles, By Beth Trissel (Old fashioned rosebud) The English Tudor Rose is the heraldic floral emblem of England. The red rose was the badge of the House of Lancaster during the … Continue reading

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