• In the Herb Garden

    Is there a Hoophouse under that Cucumber vine?

    Yes, wow! Bolivian Cucumber (‘Achocha’ or ‘Caihua’) grows like no cucumber I’ve ever seen. Planted on one side of the hoophouse, it grew across the top to the other side, then out both sides and over the top on the outside. We’d never heard of Bolivian Cucumber (native to Bolivia/Peru) until we were given a few seeds last year. We grew them this year for fun, just to check it out, having no idea what a beautiful monster it would grow up to be. So vigorous! Covered in flowers which attracted all kinds of insects, then loaded with little cucumbers. It slowed down during the heat of Summer luckily, or we’d…

  • The Latest News

    November Special: Save 15% on Eye Creme

    This creme is a customer favorite. Light-textured, smooth and creamy, it moisturizes and protects the delicate skin around your eyes. Handmade with organic rose petals, my garden violets, and fresh cucumber, as well as organic rosehip seed oil, mango butter, aloe vera and organic rose hydrosol. With a gentle rose aroma. Also available unscented (no essential oils). Now in a new (and can I say, more stylish) jar. I’m so excited my glass distributor has started carrying these little beauties! Packaged in a 1 oz. glass jar with recyclable silver aluminum cap, Regular Price= $13.50, On Sale= $11.48   Compliments given to me when I had an in-store demo recently:…