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Herbs in an Advent Wreath

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Herbs in an Advent Wreath
A long-standing holiday activity in our home is to make an Advent wreath for the table which reminds us of the blessings and special meaning this season brings.  I use herbs to make our wreath and enjoy the significance that many of them bring to this favorite tradition.  Some of the herbs I include in our wreath are boxwood, juniper, lavender, rosemary, sage, and thyme.  Most of these herbs were used during biblical times and are mentioned in the Bible, making their use in Advent...
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Posted in: Winter | Tags: advent , wreath , herb , Christmas | Comments (0) | View Count: (2712)
Visual Guide Updates –  Kemper Center for Home Gardening
Visiting the Kemper Center for Home Gardening, on the upper level is a display and slideshow featuring some of our ‘Visual Guides’ found on our website (www.gardeninghelp.org).  The guides we focused on this year were:      ‘Repotting Orchids’ – February and March      ‘Propagating Plants by Cuttings’ – April and May      ‘Native Missouri Milkweeds for Monarchs’ &nda...
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Posted in: Winter | Tags: birds , allergies , visual guides , herbs , nature crafts , gourdaments , trees , shrubs , orchids , tomato | Comments (0) | View Count: (2556)

How to Make an Indoor Hydroponic Herb Garden

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How to Make an Indoor Hydroponic Herb Garden
Last summer at the Kemper Center, we showed visitors how to plant and care for an Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden. All of our displays are here to show how the same gardens can be done at your own homes. This year we wanted to try something different: Hydroponics. Follow the link to information on "How to Make a Hydroponic Indoor Herb Garden." Have fun! Debbie Kirkpatrick, Kemper Horticulture Assistant
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: hydroponics , indoor gardening , herbs | Comments (0) | View Count: (2746)
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