Monthly Archives: March 2014

Around the garden

As the days lengthen and the soil warms, change becomes noticeable in the Medicinal Herb Garden. Let’s take a virtual walk through and see for ourselves. In the bog at Cascara Circle on the western edge of the garden, the … Continue reading

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Starting seeds and drinking tea

Starting plants from seeds is an exercise in patience and faith. You never know for sure what is going to happen. I trade seeds with hundreds of gardens around the world. It’s always exciting when packages of seeds arrive. I … Continue reading

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Early spring

Welcome to the UW Medicinal Herb Garden in Seattle, Washington.¬† It’s early spring and there’s much to do, like removing last year’s growth from herbaceous perennials. But the wispy, faded vines of this wild yam are the centerpiece of section … Continue reading

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