The other week we were enjoying an evening in the back patio. Harley was enjoying some neck scritches and Bella was enjoying her Juliet moment.
I’ve had this panel I got at a second hand store for a decade now. I really love it and have been thinking of ways to turn it into “something”. One thought I had was a canning jar herb garden but I don’t have enough sun exposure in my house for an herb garden.
Once a year I get the pleasure of looking out my master bedroom doors to my cherry blossom tree.
Not only is it the largest tree on the block but it’s the earliest blooming cherry blossom tree (since my back patio is surrounded by concrete it’s abnormally warm for the area).
I love this tree so much. Not only does it create shade & greenery to my Urban landscape but it gifts me with beautiful pink flowers every year.
This year I did something I always wanted to do: I made a preservative with the cherry blossoms. I went out back & gathered as many cherry blossoms from standing height as possible…& I was pretty proud of myself too! It took all evening!
When I asked my herbalism group what I should do with the cherry blossoms the overwhelming majority said I should make a cherry blossom hydrosol…
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Every morning while drinking my coffee I like to gaze out into my garden & watch the city birds. I never thought that I would enjoy bird watching but I’ve always liked to listen to their chirps so watching them was a natural progression.
What did I just do? I came home from Home Depot with this: