Archives for 2010

Fall Lessons and Natural Antimicrobials

As summer has come to a close and winter is just around the corner, it seems natural to think about where we’ve been and where we want to go and how life is always changing. It’s a time for reaping and sowing, cleaning out the old, and planning for new. I see that our trees […]

All About Olives, Bluebirds, and Cool Cucumbers!

During Summer I’m usually outside as soon as the sun is up. Early morning is an exciting time to be awake and out and about the farm. As I make my way to the garden, I hear the black capped chickadees call “fee bee – fee bee” and the Rufous-Sided Towhees call “drink your tea, […]

Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice is here! St. John’s Wort is blooming and the forest and field creatures are ready for dancing! A time for magical transformation! Right now I’m sitting in our newly renovated office which is next door to our newly renovated processing/lab facility. Since we incorporated The Herbarie approximately 10 years ago, we’ve expanded […]

The Roses Are Blooming!

To everything there is a season and the roses are blooming again! We have a gorgeous morning here at Stoney Hill Farm – clear and cool – fresh green against cerulean blue sky – the kind of day that we wish could last forever. This week, most of the roses are in full bloom! Some […]

Spring is Here!

The daffodils are blooming, the birds are singing, the bees are buzzing and Joy is still in my garden! It’s hard to believe that we are almost three months into 2010! We’ve certainly had an unusually cold winter, but there’s no doubt, Spring has now arrived! I’ve planted Sugar Snap Peas and Snow Peas in […]

The Winter Solstice and Joy in the New Year

The Winter Solstice is a time for introspection, a time to be quiet, and a time to listen. I was fortunate to be able to take time in December to reflect on the past year, contemplate where I hope to go in the future, but most of all just enjoy the present. We all live […]