Flower Friday: Mountain Mint, Swallowtail, and Zinnias #FlowerFriday #Swallowtail #Flowers #Zinnias #MountainMint

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to begin sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


Last time I shared Camphorweed (Heterotheca subaxillaris)

Here are other 2019 shares:


Today’s share:

Mountain Mint and Zinnias

I don’t have anything spectacular to share today, but here are a few fall pictures of the mountain mint and the last zinnias.

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Orange King

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Flower Friday: Mountain Mint #Flowers #Herbs #FlowerFriday

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to start sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


Recent shares:


This week’s share:

Mountain Mint

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We’re sort of obsessed with mint and have about seven different varieties growing. The township that we live in actually has a strong mint farming history which sort of inspired me to start a mint collection. Mountain mint is one I chose because of its compact and noninvasive growth. It’s also super cheap to start from seed.

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Wednesday’s Breakfast and a Book: A Mother’s Goodbye by Kate Hewitt – Foraging for Fresh Juice!

Hello everyone! I hope you’re all doing well this week. I’m sorry it’s been so long since I did a Breakfast and a Book post. I don’t seem to have very many interesting recipes to share with you all, but I think once fall rolls around I’ll be baking more and I’ll have some good recipes to share.

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I decided to go out and forage for some plants to make some fresh juice this morning. I love doing this first thing in the morning. It’s very grounding and relaxing just listening to the different sounds around you in nature. Continue reading “Wednesday’s Breakfast and a Book: A Mother’s Goodbye by Kate Hewitt – Foraging for Fresh Juice!”