Tea For Cold And Flu

A Remarkable Home Remedy; Ginger Tea It is late winter now and so far we've escaped without suffering colds or flu (although my fingers are crossed).   With the unforgiving winter weather this year many of my friends and colleagues have come down with either colds or flu.  Some took flu shots but got sick... Continue Reading →

Roses This Spring: Rugosa

Looking Great Until The Rain Came The weather started nicely for roses this year...cool and dry with little rain.  Our early bloomer roses formed buds profusely and they're in the middle of their first round exhibition of colors and scents.  Then the rain came.  A nonstop deluge for a day and a half.  There are still some... Continue Reading →

Deer Resistant Rose

Rugosa Rose How many books on deer resistant gardens are in the marketplace?  Plenty.  But I found that 80% of the allegedly deer-proof plants on the list got eaten anyway.  If the deer are hungry enough they will eat any plants they can get their teeth into.  The few plants that deer won't touch basically... Continue Reading →

Paul’s Himalayan Musk

A graceful rambler Every year in June is the time for roses to push out and bloom.  We have a mix of once a season blooming and continuous blooming roses in our garden.  When I started fixing our garden, I didn’t know that some roses in this climate bloom only once a year.  The roses... Continue Reading →

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