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Zaatar Climbing Herb

Zaatar Climbing Herb

Zaatar is an interesting herb and kind of acts like a climbing sage. The leaves are good to eat fresh, and they are quite spicy when dried. The heat and…

Magnesium Deficiency In Plants

Magnesium Deficiency In Plants

Magnesium deficiency in plants can be identified most commonly by yellowing leaves while the veins remain green. The lower leaves usually turn yellow first. So much heat! I have been…

Colourful Flowers of My Morning Garden

Colourful Flowers of My Morning Garden

My colourful flowers were so beautiful. The Emily Carr rose that had such horrible winter damage is covered in deep red roses. One of my daylilies is blooming all sunshine…

Judith’s Oregano Pesto

Judith’s Oregano Pesto

Oregano is a woody perennial, so I often harvest only the young plants. I have discovered that my oregano makes amazing pesto! It is a lovely morning. The air is…