Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Many Faces of Basil

My article earlier in the week on Basil received an overwhelming response - thank you so much to all my readers. One reader asked for more information on the different varieties of Basil, so check out my article on the 6 most common varieties of Basil grown in the Bluegrass at Examiner.Com.

Dark Opal Basil

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


I love Daylilies! Check out my article on Daylilies at

Monday, July 27, 2009

Golden Rain Tree

... this week it is the Golden Rain Tree. Check out my article on Examiner.Com.


Thursday, July 23, 2009

What's Growing in the Herb Garden

Check out my new series of articles about "What's growing in the herb garden." The first article is about SAGE and can be read at Examiner.Com.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Happy Birthday ...

... I just want to take a moment to wish my youngest daughter a


Christine Nicole was born on this date, 17 years ago at 9:10 in the morning. Even though she was 5 weeks early and only weighed 5 lbs. 10 oz., she has been the love of our life.

Happy Birthday, Sweetheart, we love you bunches!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Blackberries, Blackberries ...

... are coming into season - yummy! Check out my new article on Examiner.Com.

Collecting Seeds .....

.... not only helps your current flowers, but it gives you a jump start on next year's flowers. Check out my article on Examiner.Com.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Button, Button, Who's Got the Button ...

.... check out my article on one of my favorite Kentucky native plants, the Button Bush, at Examiner.Com.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Queen Anne's Lace

Read my article on Queen Anne's Lace at Examiner.Com. This is one of my favorite wildflowers.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Purple Coneflower - Not Just a Pretty Flower

Check out my article on Echinacea, or Purple Coneflower, on Examiner.Com.


Monday, July 6, 2009

Yarrow - A Great Herb for Accident-Prone Kids

Check out my article on the many uses of Yarrow at Examiner.Com. This herb is great for stopping minor bleeding problems like skinned knees.

Friday, July 3, 2009


Check out my article on the many uses of Plantain at

Noxious weed or miracle plant? You be the judge.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

From Roadside to Coffee Pot ...

... chicory is more than just a pretty wildflower. Check out my post at