Tread upon my Chamomile

  'Though the chamomile, the more it is trodden upon, the faster it grows; yet youth, the more it is wasted, the sooner it wears.' Shakespeare, King Henry IV part 1 The romance of a large chamomile lawn releasing its fresh, green apple fragrance as it is walked on, isĀ  part of my fantasy herb…

In Love with Lavender

Every season about this time, I feature an article in my newspaper column on growing lavender. The subject and fascination with this plant makes it one of my most requested herb talks. There is a romantic allure to the purple haze of blossoms in the garden this time of year. The festivals begin in mid-July…