Category Archives: Recipes

Rosemary & Lavender: Hardy Herbs that Often Survive our Winters – and Spice Up or Calm Down the Gardener or Cook

Here in the midst of winter we invite you to learn more about rosemary and lavender – their backgrounds, growth habits, and needs; their culinary, fragrance, and medicinal uses. Both herbs are ingredients for food or drink served as “tastes” at our annual AutumnFest celebration in mid-September. Continue reading

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MGNV Interns Concoct Herbal Home Brews

Do you savor the flavorful taste and smell of freshly brewed homegrown herbal tea? Read about one of this year’s Intern projects focusing on growing herbs for tea at home. Continue reading

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Fall Fruit at Glencarlyn Garden

Learn all about Diospyros virginiana, the common or American persimmon, a plant native to the eastern and midwestern United States – with a delicious persimmon recipe as well. Continue reading

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Summertime and the Herbs Are Abundant!

Basil is the late summer subject of the fourth in an occasional series of short articles featuring herbs grown in our Master Gardener Demonstration/Teaching Garden at the Glencarlyn Branch Library. Continue reading

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