lady lavender’s lovely libation

I raise a glass in honor of the bounty of summer my garden keeps bestowing on me and my 100th follower. I can’t recall which blogger I was reading lately who said we write these blogs for our readers and our followers.  I’ll agree somewhat.  I am delighted that 100 people out there follow meContinue reading “lady lavender’s lovely libation”

sage advice

I’ve mentioned before I talk to people all day long about the poor decisions they’ve made and how I’m supposed to fix them.  What happened to personal responsibility?!  Because you’ve dinked around and not taken care of xyz, you now want me to rush and expedite this because you need it yesterday.  Too bad, soContinue reading “sage advice”

How does your garden grow?

Does what you grow in your garden get used on your plate, in your bath, or around your house?  How about all of the above?  or not at all? I’ve been playing with herbs and essential oils for years.  I’ve got book shelves lined with all sorts of information.  I’ve even got a mad scientistContinue reading “How does your garden grow?”

the Rhubarbarian

my new summer drink… The RHUBARBARIAN… 1 1/2z rhubarb simple syrup* 1z fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2z New Deal Gin Recipe 3 over ice in a rocks glass topped with 1 1/2-2z club soda Rhubarb Simple Syrup 4 generous stalks of rhubarb, chopped 1 cup sugar 1 cup water bring to a boil, reduceContinue reading “the Rhubarbarian”