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Fun with herbs! Light, lively discussion of ways to add aroma and flavor to everyday life - cooking, crafting, and homecaring. Your host, Jules, is an escapee from Corporate America who has been teaching about and crafting with herbs since the mid-1990's. In 1997, she traded high heels for workboots and spent the next 11 years working for a retail/wholesale herb nursery. This radio show will discuss the lighter and more fun side of herbs - cooking and crafting, but not medicinal uses.

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It's high summer, tomato season, and the basil is lush and gorgeous. Let's talk a little about what to do with such a bounty – how to grow, maintain, harvest, preserve, and use all this deliciousness!

Summer or winter, sometimes skin can use a little pampering. For centuries, herbs have been used for just that purpose – and today, we'll talk a little about a few useful plants for the skin care tool kit. (Disclaimer: This program is... more

Will we talk herbs today? Maybe. Maybe not. I just might be in a mood to mix things up a little. ;)

Here's a new one on me: Shrub Syrup, or ?Drinking Vinegar?. Why have I never heard of this before? Sounds refreshing, delicious, very intriguing, and just the topic for a sultry summer's day. Come on along to hear a little more – we... more

Summertime means that hydration is even more of a ?must?, every day. Sometimes, though, the idea of sipping all day on just plain water can leave the drinker uninspired. Today's show is full of answers for that! Click on in, and we'll... more

How did it get to be June, already? Grilling season is upon us, and it's more than time to think about adding the fresh flavors of herbs to our outdoor meals.

Suddenly, it's Spring! You've planned your herb garden, you have your little plants all ready to go and grow and do amazing things... so, what's next? A few notes on maintaining your garden for the best herbal yield yet.

Not much space? Only a few patches of sun? Does your back trouble you? Growing herbs in containers can be an easy answer to any of these! On today's show, we'll talk about choosing soil, containers, and herb plants to go in them.... more

(Today's show is a repeat of a past episode.) Maybe it's herbal today, and maybe it's not, but one thing's for sure - it's Kentucky Derby Week in the beautiful state of Kentucky, and it's time to get the party rolling! We'll be devoting this... more

So what shall we talk about, this week? Shall we go for a spring Q&A ramble? I believe we shall! It's spring outside, so grab your gardening gear and your questions. Ready, Set, GO!