Growing Basil

Growing Basil

One of the easiest and most prolific herbs to grow in the desert is sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum). In addition to being a regular culinary tool and treat, the pretty stalks of petite white flowers this plant produces make great summer bouquets.  In food, it is loved...
Please Eat The Flowers

Please Eat The Flowers

Flowers are a universal symbol of beauty. We cut summer zinnias for bouquets, offer roses as a symbol of love and appreciation, and plant seeds to bloom for backyard color and food for birds. (Here in the desert we’re lucky to have hummingbirds grace our...