Archives for 2009

The Roses Are Blooming!

The Roses are blooming! I’ve enjoyed this misty morning outside in the garden harvesting the many blossoms. The damasks, bourbons, English Roses and other antique roses are the first to bloom. Constance Spry and Sarah Van Fleet have been blooming their hearts out for a week or more. Belinda, our huge hybrid musk in the […]

Happy Spring!

My typical day begins around 4:30 or 5:00 each morning – writing, returning emails, catching up on the news and weather reports, contemplating the day ahead. Around 6:00 or 6:30, while most of the year it’s still dark outside, Sally and I walk to The Herbarie office across the field. This past month – March […]

Lessons From The Garden

One of my favorite books from childhood is still one of my favorites as an adult – The Story of the Root Children originally written by Sibylle von Olfers. This story is about the wonderful, magical transformation of Winter into Spring! This story has been retold several times, but my favorite version is by Helen […]

New for 2009!

The second half of January proved to be very busy and has continued into February. There’s been little time to sit beside the fire unless the laptop is with me. Working in the gardens, processing botanical products, and business in the warehouse and on the phone has made the past few weeks a 24/7 situation. […]

Happy New Year!

January is a relatively quiet month at the farm so along with our regular responsibilities, we have been indulging ourselves by taking peaceful walks in the woods and reading by the fire. This is also the time to bring out the seed and vegetable catalogs and dream of those roses blooming in the spring! Horizon […]

Welcome to The Herbarie

The HerbarieNatural Source Products for Cosmetics and Toiletries We are a wholesale supplier of ingredients for the cosmetics and toiletries, personal care, spa and wellness industries. Our mission is to bring nature and science together to offer the best in innovative, natural source products. The Herbarie is built around our commitment to quality and ethics, […]