*** Photo: Lemon Balm Tea, steeping, fresh from the garden
As every herbalist knows, once we start growing herbs, harvesting or drying them and making tinctures, teas, vinegars and all manner of preparations, we start collecting glass containers to keep them in and especially so we can SEE them.
What that leads to are closets compulsively filled will bottles of different shapes and sizes, saving interesting jars that originally contained pickles, jams, mustards, condiments, or liquids like wine and spirits. We cannot…CANNOT…. resist a pretty bottle or jar…!
We also cannot resist the magic of the herbs either and so hopefully we are engaged in the making of lovely herbal delights for healing, culinary temptations or gifts for bath and beauty. Thus…. A Garden in Glass!
*** Picture: Dark Moon Tea/Dreamers Tea (recipe at the end of essay)
The garden is not producing veggies yet, but the greening herbal leaves are abundant and…
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