Growing Jasmine

In A Cold Climate There are many types of jasmine and most of them prefer warm weather.  I love jasmine and refuse to be deterred by cold weather.  When I lived in an apartment I grew a couple of Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) on the windowsill as there was plenty of sun on that side.... Continue Reading →

The Jasmine Effect

Bringing a Smile to Stranger's Faces This blog has nothing to do with either growing or using jasmine, but I want to share a wonderful experience I had today. I have a long train commute between work and home, but I don’t find it a waste of time for the hour and fifteen minutes I... Continue Reading →

More Jasmine

Never Have Enough After a flood of "Maid of Orleans" jasmine (Jasminum sambac) a couple of weeks ago, there are still some flowers to pick for the house everyday but not as many, not until the second wave of flowers bloom.   They are forming new flower buds again and won't slow down until they are... Continue Reading →

Maid of Orleans Jasmine

Not Just Fragrant It's that time of year again, when our Jasmine blooms profusely.  They perfume the garden in the evening and early morning.  I line them up on the pool deck where they can get full sun and are easy for me to collect the flowers.  The Jasmine "Maid of Orleans" (Jasminum sambac) are... Continue Reading →

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