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Essence of herbs

Herb gardening fun, rewarding hobby — and a boon for cooks

Subscriber onlyBack when "parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme" was a lyric in a popular song, the herbs were known in Arkansas kitchens as little glass jars of dry powders or leafy bits. Today, fresh herbs are commonplace in kitchens and grown at home, too. Continue reading...

IN THE GARDEN

Subscriber onlyQ I recently read in the paper to put newspaper under mulch to help keep weeds out. How many layers of paper do you need to put down? Continue reading...

IN THE GARDEN

Subscriber onlyQ I have a very, very large hickory nut tree about 34 inches in diameter that is dying. When the tornado went through Cammack Village some years ago, several small limbs were twisted and broken off at the top. About three years ago, a 60-mph straight wind broke off a couple of large limbs, which were sawed back. Any suggestions? Continue reading...