The Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Herb Associates began in 1957 when three women who loved and grew herbs — Gertrude Burdsall, Emily Rose, and Amy Bess-Miller — decided to make and sell herbal products to benefit the Garden.
What can a pinch of sulfur do? What can you do with those plastic milk containers? How can you make drooping heads undroop? Can amaryllis have a second life? What else has as much garlic flavor as garlic cloves? What can WD-40 do for you? Ron Kujawski shares his gardening tips for this week.
Enough with winter’s gray days and cold temperatures — let’s bring on some visions of sunshine and growing gardens! While many of us enjoy perusing the garden catalogs that fill our mailboxes with inspiration for perennials, vegetables, shrubs or trees, we may have overlooked information about herbs.
Have you ever showered with your houseplants? Do you have a flowering plant cure for the winter blues? As you plan this year's garden, are you thinking fruitful thoughts? Have you considered cuttings for your window boxes? Are you making the most of your dry storage possibilities?
Are you in a rut? Are you up for some scheming? Need something to do during above-freezing days? Got any spare bars of scented soap, bags of hair or strips of scented dryer sheets? Read Ron Kujawski's latest.