All posts tagged Herbs

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Hedge Space: Rosemary Goes Out, Rosemary Comes In

Last week, I graduated from grad school. And I credit my MFA in large part to…our rosemary.

Out of all the fragrant flora Ryan and I grow, rosemary’s aroma is our favorite.…

Botany of Desire: 10 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day With the Plant Lover in Your Life

My co-Hort Ryan and I are feeling rosy right now as we get ready for our (get ready for this:) twelfth Valentine’s Day together this weekend.…

The Complete Guide to Wearing Plants On Your Head — From Beard Gardens to a DIY Flower Crown

We believe that if you love something, rather than let it go, you should take that thing and wear it on your head.…

Christy Wilhelmi of ‘Gardenerd’ Talks Hen-tertainment, Organic Growing, and the Garlic Clove That Changed Everything

Moments after arriving at the delicious ecosystem that is Christy Wilhelmi’s Los Angeles backyard, we’re startled by the sound of the screen door snapping open.…

Sound Garden: What Our Hort Friends Are Playing, Planting This Weekend

Amid all the talk about enjoying the “fruits of your labor” this weekend, we gardeners can say we take that old chestnut literally.

Sage Gin and Jack Rudy Tonic

Outside Influence: How to Make the Ultimate Garden Gin and Tonic!

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t remember their first drop of gin and tonic?

Love it or not, it’s a singular experience for sure: the kick of quinine in the tonic, the gin’s vegetal blast, the lime’s juicy finish.…

Crowdpleaser: Serve This Easy, Spiced-Wine Dessert to All Your Peachy Pals

Last week on the Fourth of July, we welcomed a group of friends who drove down from L.A. for the weekend.…

Paint, Misbehaving: On Neighborday, We Get Crafty Over Cocktails

Saturday found us at the rosemary-lined house of our friend Danielle Gano, where we spent the afternoon painting chevrons on terracotta pots, drinking prosecco, and eating every kind of cheese imaginable.…