Tag Archives: Herbs

November Thoughts

A holiday wreath made from dried herbs

The holidays approach and real winter gives time to reflect and enjoy the lovely Thanksgiving holiday. (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener November 2009 issue.) By Joyce Driemeyer Having lived in a part of the world for a brief period (S.E.Asia),where there was not much visible change of seasons but only hot and hotter, I have always

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Tips and Recipes for Midsummer Herb Harvests

By Joyce Driemeyer (This article first appeared in The Gateway Gardener July 2009 issue) What to do with some of those herbs you are now growing!  Although they have ease of maintenance, weekly snipping and pruning will keep them thrifty and bushy. Water at the root area during very dry periods, a task best done in the early morning.  After

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