by Donna Ellis
My garden is my happy place. Sound familiar? Never met a plant I didn’t find beautiful. Use is a matter of imagination.
My dooryard potager (kitchen garden) has 37 plants, and some are part of my tea habit.
Tea-making uses fresh or dried plants, individually or in mixtures. Clip them fresh, wash, and then use immediately.
If nothing else, I can flavor my drinking water with single leaf of sage, rolled to release the oils. I’ve used rosemary, mint, lemon verben...