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Rite of Spring

One of our traditions that has become a rite of spring is to make Violet Tea. We celebrate the beginning of the growing season with a tea party. My young neighbors and I look forward to this every year; it’s such … Continue reading

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Violet Tea

When violets cover my lawn in masses of white and purple in May, I have a traditional celebration where I serve Violet Tea to my young friends who live next door. It started six years ago in the spring after the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Heaven Scent

My plantings of lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) around the yard have grown large enough that I am able enjoy great handfuls of these highly-perfumed, graceful bells in vases inside the house. Truly a heaven-sent scent! As I sit typing, … Continue reading

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