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Growing costmary

Costmary – A loved and prized herb Costmary is an “old-fashioned” herb that gardeners are beginning to rediscover. In Victorian times, almost all kitchen gardeners grew this sweet-smelling plant. The many different names given to the herb are related to its fragrance: scented sage, farmer’s sage, balsam leaf, or fragrant leaf. In Europe, this plant […]

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Dwarf toss: a lost art

It’s 2 am. It’s dark outside. I look at my watch and suddenly realize that there are literally hundreds and thousands of people who get drunk on cheap alcohol and generally have a much better time than I do. I rub my eyes, sigh, shake my head, and move on. Not because I’m better than […]