Thursday, July 31, 2008

Parterre dreaming

For inspiration, I've been re-reading an old favorite, Bertha Reppert's Growing Your Herb Business.

Such lovely gift and hospitality ideas from herbs--for resale or for blessing your friends. Her daughters maintain a Rosemary House blog, which is well worth reading.

Enjoying the China Bayles mysteries is as close as I'll come to an herb shop/tea room, but it's always free to daydream!

10 comments:

Sandy said...

Yes, daydreaming is good :)

I'll hafta check the book out!

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh. I am always blown away by the wonderful blogs and sites that you find to link to. Thanks for sharing. I love tea. Now I am going to have another fun blog to read. Roxie

Lea said...

I love China & Ruby...!! I even got an autographed hardback copy of the new Nightshade for by birthday... If you can get your hands on a used copy of China Bayles' Book of Days I think you would love it if you haven't read it yet...TONS of crafts and recipes for each day of the year

Earthmommy said...

Daydreaming is great, I find it very theraputic and it sometimes even gives my creativity a jump start.

Friends & Family said...

Oh thank you so much for the new blog! I have this book and it's trashed! But I still keep it for great inspiration.

Stacy
www.texasczech.blogspot.com

Mod Girl said...

I'm just starting to delve into herb growing myself; thanks for the links.

Love that bowl!

Lizz @ Yes, and So is My Heart said...

Oh, I must check out these books. I love a good cosy mystery.

songbirdy said...

I'm always amazed and admire people who run a successful home business. I'm one for the day dreaming when it comes to this. Thankfully I'm starting to realize that I do have a home business even though I don't turn a single penny. For me, its teaching my children at home. I do have the mending business but that is more of a charity when it comes down to it!

And I spend the rest of my spare time working with various boards in my city trying to improve my community, a political and practical voice if you will.

When I look at it like that, then yes, I still dream but I can feel happy about my life and not wistful about someone else's life! [and I don't need help doing that! lol!]

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Meg aka Fishwife said...

I just moved to the same area the Rosemary House is in, small world! Best wishes to you, your family and the new baby!