Archive for August, 2011

August 10, 2011

Still thinking about my bee habit-art…

Still thinking about my bee habit-art… Bees tend to be attracted especially to flowers that are blue, purple, and yellow.

August 1, 2011

Community Herb Garden

I’ve put some signs on the traffic circle garden at 6th and Trafalgar (Kitsilano, Vancouver, BC) wanting to share the herbs planted there. Those of you who have grown herbs know that in a sunny, dry spot, most will thrive and spread. It’s summer as I write this and many will die down in the winter (to rise again in the spring). So I *really* want people to snip and pinch and enjoy the herbs.

Some that are begging to be picked are:

lemon balm – getting way too tall

lavender – flowers are past their prime, and the stalks need to be snipped back.

chocolate mint – yum! make a tea or use as a garnish on fruit and desserts.

Most can be divided too, so if you want a plant, just ask – send a note to

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