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Bitter Herbs Blitz

growing bitter herbs escarole detail

Do you feel fall in the air? September sends signs of autumn in the subtle changes of light and slightly cooler breezes. Although this year, anything goes with the fearful, eventful hurricanes, earthquakes, and hail! Still, by the end of the month, fall will be official and garden time will be filled with clean up […]

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Botanic Library Treasures

entrance to BRIT

Temperatures soaring? Sweat beads forming? Don’t leave gardening behind entirely, dear gardeners! Too-hot outdoors means it’s time to enjoy the garden indoors—garden reading, that is! July brings remembrance of our nation’s heritage and the generous opportunities we have in free access to books, learning, and information. Exploring the garden from the comfort of air conditioning […]

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Bitter Herbs Banter

bowl of bitter herbs

This weekend brings Passover celebrations to the Jewish community, no better time to add bitter herbs to the Garden in Delight Plant Guide! “Bitter herbs” is a general, non-botanical term in the Bible, leaving several candidates that were likely growing in ancient Egypt at the time God appointed them to the Passover meal—plenty to banter […]

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