Rose-infused Vodka

June is almost at a close.In honor of the flower most often associated with this month, the Rose, I offer you (those who imbibe of adult beverages) one of the easiest ever methods for really enjoying this flower.First, you need a clean jar with a tight-fitting lid (I like mason jars)Second a blossom, or two,…

Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate: At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World

Wendy Johnson is a Zen Buddhist meditation teacher and pioneer, leader and head gardener for San Francisco’s Green Gulch Farm Center (located in Marin County, northern California), gardens that grew out of fields that “curve like an enormous green dragon between the hills and the ocean”. In this delightful book she shares her experiences and…