My Herb Garden

I grow lots of herbs in the gardens at Bealtaine Cottage, picking freely wherever I walk along the paths. Herbs grow very easily in the Irish climate, as the fairly constant temperature agrees with the plants. Herbs have a variety of uses that include culinary and medicinal. The crossover line is blurred, as much of what we cook with does so much good and is easily integrated with everyday food. Think of Garlic for example, or Parsley, both great for the blood! Herbs can also be used in spiritual practice too, usually through the method of burning to release scent…