The World According to Maiden Fair

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Birthday All Week

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2009 @ 6:38 pm in Maiden's Garden, World of Holidays, World of Quilts | 1 Comment »

I have to say that this has been one of the nicer birthday celebrations I can remember. It started last Monday when my aerobics class all went out to lunch and I received a card shower – that was a lot of fun. Then I got a wonderful card and note from a friend I […]

Pumpkin Thinking

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2008 @ 12:12 pm in Maiden's Garden, World of Holidays, World of Photography | No Comments »

When I think of Autumn, one of the first things that comes to mind – after colored leaves – is pumpkins. Pumpkins in the field in September, Jack-o-Lantern in October and Pumpkin Pies for Thanksgiving. Pumpkins are believed to have originated in North America. Seeds found in Mexico were dated to between 7,000 and 5500 […]

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Posted: Saturday, June 9th, 2007 @ 5:46 pm in Maiden's Garden, World of Herbs | No Comments »

The Lemon Balm in my garden is ready to harvest. Actually it should be harvested a couple of times a week to keep the plants growing well. In researching the uses of Lemon Balm I found that it is a wonderful tea – alone or mixed with green tea, mint or chamomile, just to name […]

Container Garden

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2007 @ 8:37 am in Maiden's Garden | No Comments »

This year I’ve done research into herbs and container gardening and decided to have a small garden on my deck. I’ve never been very good with getting things to grow, but I do have a love and an interest in herbs and herbology plus I love the color of flowers and the flavors of fresh […]