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Eleven Old-Fashioned Potpourri Mixes You Can Make {Lavender Potpouriis}

Cottage Garden Potpourri 1 cup dried lavender flowers 2 cups dried pink rose petals {preferably from extremely fragrant old Damask, Alba, Centifolia and Moss roses like ‘Gloire de Guilan’, ‘Ispahan’,’Marie Louise’, ‘Petite Lisette’, ‘Quatre Saisons’, ‘The Rose of Kazanlik’, ‘Felicite Parmentier’, ‘Belle Amour’, ‘Fantin Latour’, ‘Old Cabbage Rose’, ‘Mme Louis Leveque’ and ‘Gloire des Mousseaux’} 2 cups dried lavender leaves

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Making Potpourris for Yule Celebrations {DIY Recipes Included}

Potpourris {‘fermented in a pot’.} The term potpourri (pot-pour-ri) is basically a French expression. When literally translated into English, it denoted ‘fermented in a pot’. And this is what actually makes a damp potpourri – a moist, aromatic, herb-like substance that is fermented, normally with salt and in a pot. The dry potpourri, a companion of moist potpourri, is a

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Recipe Ideas for Edible Holiday Gifts

Jeannie Dunn, director of Red Moon Herbs and Jennifer Flynn, Blue Ridge Naturally Coordinator enjoyed teaching Making Edible Holiday Gifts to benefit NC Natural Products Association at Fifth Season Gardening Co. in Asheville. The students got hands-on with herbal sumac vinegar, bliss balls, edible body butter, a unique tea blend, herbal salts and a quick elixir. Students sipped on nourishing linden infusion and Loco for

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