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Herb of the Week: Apothecary’s Rose


Species: Rosa gallica var. officinalis Common names: The Apothecary’s Rose, Rose of Lancaster, Provins Rose History/Folklore: Rosa gallica was beloved to have originated in Persia and was brought to Europe by the Crusaders. There is mention of monks growing and … Continue reading

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Fresh Ideas for Valentine’s Day


February 14th, Valentine’s Day is coming up fast and you want to do something a little different this year. You don’t want buy the same old heart shaped box of chocolate and a dozen red roses; you already did champagne … Continue reading

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