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    Picked up some mints

    I will be on the lookout for this ginger mint you speak of-sounds interesting.I'm not much of a tea drinker as I am a coffee drinker but I have decided to start making some for when someone in the family gets a cold.Its alot less expensive than those cough drops and you get fluids in that you...
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    Picked up some mints

    I love the idea of putting some in with brownies....hehe, my hippy in-laws would love it!
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    Picked up some mints

    Thank you everyone for all the info...You all are so sweet!!! As far as the extracts I just take some clippings and roll them in a ball and kinda "bruise" the clippings, then I take a couple layers of cheese cloth and tie the ball -I would say about half a cup size-and put it in a quart size...
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    Picked up some mints

    Went to the nursery on friday and went a little crazy buying a few different mint plants.I make extracts so I thought I would experiment. I got Pineapple Mint, Spearmint, Chocolate Mint and I did get that Pineapple Sage I posted about last week-I can't wait to see how this one tastes in a few...
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    Hello all Can you help me please

    You all are too funny.....
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    Visit to Ironwood Ranch (PIX)

    So cute! I would love to have a couple of them. I could easily talk hubby into it but I just don't have the room for them.
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    Pineapple Sage

    There was even a pineapple mint. I love making flavorings so I'll be having fun with these this year.
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    Pineapple Sage

    Today I was delivering my rustic birdhouses to a fruit market/nursery and the owner showed me Pineapple sage??? I loved it it smelled so go but what would I do with it???? I definitely going back next week and buying a couple plants. I just can't stop thinking about it...
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    We have new fuzzy butts!

    I havent had a hen go broody yet so I dont get to have babies hatch out.Lucky you!
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    Two Down... One to Go (PIX)

    Those are so beautiful, and what a very kind thing to do for the step daughters.It will make them feel very special.
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    I'm here in Washington state

    :welcome I was wondering the same thing. I live in Everett in the Madison area. I have some garden boxes and my potato bin that I need to fill up and last year I spent to much for vermiculite.
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    Have lost ALL of Babygirl's chicks.

    I have been so lucky that my rat terrier hasn't hurt any of my chickens.My chickens have hurt my rat terrier though.She won't go in the backyard if they are out of their coop.I have six chickens that think they are the boss of the backyard and they let everyone know it too! My Russian Orloff is...
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    Am I stealing???

    I was walking through the garden center and seeing if there was any good deals going on and I saw this woman "dead-heading" some gerber daisyies and putting them in her bag, her husband told her that was stealing and she said it wasnt because they were just going to throw them away anyway, so...
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    Banana peppers

    Very Funny.... I'll have to remember that the next time someone orders a "special batchelorette party cakes and cookies".
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    What to grow that chickens won't eat? Any chicken proof plants?

    I've been pretty lucky so far this year with the young ladies staying out of my garden, but I know they will figure it out soon.And thats when the fence goes up.I dont usually let them out of their coop til late afternoon so by the time they've made the rounds in my backyard its bedtime and...
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    Help me ..I want to buy a apple tree...

    I made it to the plant farm and got my trees.....just beautiful!!! my very own fruit trees..I'm a dork, I know, I can't help it.Its exciting!I'm finally doing things in my life I hadnt had a chance to do before! I guess I just enjoy the simple things now that I'm done with the rat race. They are...
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    Help me ..I want to buy a apple tree...

    I used to sell birdhouses and feeders to Emerys Gardens.I havent been there in a few years and I just don't like to travel south because of the traffic..I'm heading out to Smokey Point Plant Farm.Atleast I'll be traveling opposite of the traffic and I can stop by the Co-op in Marysville too.
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    Help me ..I want to buy a apple tree...

    I will take a look at the crabapples trees.I'm just limited to space.I would have an orchard if I could but I live in the city and there isnt that much room in my yard.I'll be good with two but if I can fit in more I will.Maybe one of the neighbors might want to plant one ??I really doubt it...
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    Help me ..I want to buy a apple tree...

    Okay, so I tried to leave a message at the extenion office but I think the voice mail was full, but then I remembered that I knew someoneathatworked at a nursery.I called and talk to her and she gave me the info on the apple trees that do well in the area I live! Well no Golden Delicious for me...
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    Help me ..I want to buy a apple tree...

    Thank you Pat! I'm on the phone with the extension office right now! Tif