• Starting from Seed

    Today in the Garden: Borage Seedlings

    by  • April 15, 2011 • Herbs, Starting from Seed

    Ridiculously cute, aren’t they? I go back and forth about which seedling is cuter: borage or nasturtium. It’s a tough call. I grow borage every year, for a couple of reasons. Mostly, out of practicality. The flowers make a beautiful, cucumber-flavored addition to salads. Borage leaf tea is delicately reminiscent of cucumber as well,...

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    Making Soil Blocks

    by  • February 4, 2008 • Starting from Seed

    After much anticipation, I finally got to break out my new soil block maker over the weekend. It was a lot of fun---kind of like making mud pies, except with the added bonus of knowing that I’ll have plenty of baby heliotrope, daylilies, a...

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