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July 2012

Herbal, gardening, butterflies

Garden butterflies and herbs
 
Planting any of these plants:
Soapwort, Rosemary, Marjoram, Catmint, Lavender, Thyme, Marsh mallow, Beebalm
 
Will attract butterflies…..
 
Herbs for lovely Bees
 
Borage, Comfrey, Hyssop, Bergamot, Catmint, Lemon Balm, Marjoram, Rosemary, Savory, Woad, Thyme, Mint.
 
Warding off Deer and Rabbits from your garden
 
Use Artemesia
 
Grey Foliage as a attracted foliage with all your colorful flowering herbs and flowers.
 
— Curry plant, Lavender, Mint, Southernwood, Wormwood, Sage, Cotton Lavender and Thyme.
 
Reference:

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

“Homemade Parsley Wine”

“Homemade Parsley Wine”
“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz
 
1     lb. (450 g.) fresh parsley
2     lb. (900 g.) sugar
1     gallon (5 L.) of water
Teaspoon of all-purposed yeast
4     oz. (125 g.) raisins
Rind and juice of 2 lemons and 2 oranges
 
*Boil parsley and fruit peelings for 20 minutes, stain and stir in chopped raisins and sugar.  Allow to cool and add fruit juice and yeast.  Ferment until ready.

Herb Hedges

Creating a great design to your garden using herbs that grow into hedges.
 
As suggested in the book called Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz, suggested hedges for a “geometric design” are “Wormwood, Rosemary, Lavender and Southernwood”, these hedges can be clipped and either used to protect other herbs or used as a hedge design.
 

Pathway Herbs for the garden

Chamomile — Woodruff– Pennyroyal — Creeping Savory — Shepherd’s Thyme
 
Stays low to the ground when growing.
 
Reference

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Indoor Herbs in Pots

Indoor Herbs in Pots
 
Ornamental – Rosemary, Pineapple Sage & Lemon Verbena
 
Culinary – Thyme, Chervil, Chives, Basil, Parsley and Savory (winter), just to name a few
 
 
Reference: 

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Garden Edge

Herbs for your garden to create a wonderful edge for any garden, a simple list.
 
Garden Edge
 
Basil, Chervil, Chives, Cotton Lavender, Feverfew
 
Lavender, Marjoram, Marigolds, Rue, Thyme, Rue and Savory
 
Reference: 

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Herbs paring with foods

“Herbs for Flavor”
“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz
 
“Basil – tomato, eggs, meat”
 
“Chervil – eggs, chicken and fish”
 
“Dill – eggs, vegetables, fish”
 
“Hyssop – salads, pork”
 
“Lemon thyme – chicken and fish”
 
“Marjoram – potato, meat, fish”
 
” Rosemary – chicken and lamb”
 
“Savory – beans”
 
“Tarragon – chicken, tomato, vegetables”
 
 
*Finding a simple twig of parsley as a garnish on your plate”

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