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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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?There's rosemary, that's for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember.? ~ William Shakespeare, Hamlet Rosemary has long been considered the ?Herb of Remembrance?, and as the holiday season gains momentum, I think it's... more

In the USA, Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner! On today's show we'll talk about ways to "herb up" a Thanksgiving menu, and some tips for planning ahead for the big meal.

November is a busy, buzzing, fast-moving month. Let's talk about a few fun herbal ways to chill out, de-stress, and treat ourselves nicely this month. Or any month!

?I have sage in my yard. What should I do with it?? That question seems to pop up regularly, from time to time. Join me today as we explore the various types of herbal and ornamental Sage, and how to use them.

This week, it's your show! We're having an open-topic, question-and-answer session about herbs and the ways to enjoy them - cooking, growing, crafting, bath and body. (Keeping it legal and non-medicinal of course! ;-)

Potpourri is a centuries-old craft that can be as simple or as elaborate as the crafter wants to make it. On today's show, we'll talk a little about the history of potpourri, and the basics of making your own signature blend.

Victory! Fame! Resting on one's laurels! Did you know that the ancient herb of winners can make a good houseplant? Today, we'll be talking about the Bay Laurel tree – its place in history, in the garden, in the home, and at the... more

As the sun moves away and the days grow shorter, it's time to think about a little Comfort for body and soul. On today's show, we'll talk about what makes great Comfort Food, and how herbs can add a little zing to some of our old favorites.

In the Northern Hemisphere, this week marks the Autumnal Equinox – come join me as we celebrate the coming of Fall to the garden and to our tables.

Why do herbs smell good? Why do they taste good? On today's show, we'll be talking about essential oils – what they are, how they work, and how to start using them to add scent to your home.