Tea of the Bee! Bee Balm, that is.🐝☕

Have you heard of bee balm? This versatile and fragrant plant can be dried for tea or an aromatic bouquet, used fresh for salads or herb butters, and is delicious even sprinkled over steamed vegetables! Bee balm (or bergamot) flowers are the part of the plant best used for tea, as the leaves have a … Continue reading

Winterizing Your Garden

To prepare for the cooler weather, it’s always a great idea to start thinking about what the plants in your garden will need to be protected against cold nights and hard freezes. This will also have you set up for easier planting and more bountiful harvests the following year if you’re keeping an edible garden. … Continue reading

To Mulch Or Not To Mulch?

That was a trick question, because the answer is almost always “yes!” Mulch varies in composition but is most commonly made from organic material such as leaves, wood chips, grass clippings, peat moss, pine straw, or bark chips. It can also be made from compost or manure. It is typically spread around the base of … Continue reading