Category Archives: Herbs

A Tribute to Dr. James Duke (1929 – 2017)

When I was digging into the subject of Dynamic Accumulators, I discovered Jim Duke’s USDA database. What a goldmine of information. After some time spent in poking around looking for information, I realized that it reflected a lifetime of work. … Continue reading

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Food Meadows

First there were food forests which I have written about. Then there were the food savannas of Mark Shepard. I think that there are also food meadows.  Yes, meadows are part of food savannas and of the edge of food forests but I’m going … Continue reading

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Evolution of an Herb Garden

Last spring we planted our kitchen herb garden. That’s not to say that it was the first time we grew herbs; it was just the first time that we realized the traditional wisdom of having your herbs right outside your … Continue reading

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