William came with the company of Rev. Thomas Hooker to the colonies in 1624 and started the Andrews family of (what was to become) Hartford, CT.
Herbal Household Remedies: Mint
Most plants of the mint family have a wonderful fragrance and can be used in various ways. Check out this link to find out more.
Classical Sunday: Listen to the Cardinals
One more concert of the natural kind.
Link: Harbinger of Spring Look-Alikes: Dead Nettle & Henbit — The Herb Society of America Blog
Dead Nettle is just beginning to take off in the yard. Have a look at this great post about uses of it!
Poesie: Wordsworth’s Daffodils
Cherish your memories.
Herbal Household Remedies: Poultices
Our forefathers and -mothers knew full well how to use Mother Nature's medicine cabinet.
Our Own Dear John Ronald: Old Customs
"What's wrong with the old customs?"
Herbal Household Remedies: Stinging Nettle
"Tender-handed stroke a nettle, / And it stings you for your pains. / Grasp it like a man of mettle, / And it soft as silk remains." (Aaron Hill, 1685 - 1750)
'What's your favorite color?' - 'October.'
Lemon Balm – A Very Lemony Herb
Easy to grow or hard to kill, depending on your perspective. We use it as a border plant and for tea.