Tag Archives forStevia

Mexican Tarragon

Mexican Tarragon

About a 4-5 minute read
14th Mar, 2022

It took me a while to begin to appreciate the sheer beauty of the Mexican tarragon in my garden. Then I learned almost by accident what a delicious iced tea it makes, and from there I discovered its huge array of potential uses in the kitchen, the medicine cabinet, and the garden. 

I’m so glad I started learning more about Mexican tarragon. Here’s what I’ve discovered so far.

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Farm Update: In the Garden

Farm Update: In the Garden

about a 3 minute read, lots of pics
7th Feb, 2022

Pictures and commentary from our garden. Plants that get a particular mention are pawpaws and sweet potatoes, and there are brief references to quite a few other food plants/herbs, most of them with links to further reading if you're interested..  

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The Stevia Dilemma

The Stevia Dilemma

(about a 12 minute read)

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni1) is a small subtropical shrub with very sweet leaves and a complicated history. Here is some of what you might want to know before choosing if and how you'll use stevia-based sweeteners, along with tips on growing and using your own stevia plants.

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