My piece about Agastache and Calamintha, two herbs that bloom late-late-late in the season, is up at AOL's Shelterpop.
This article is 98% me and 2% my new (and very charming) editor. See if you can spot the authors. It has been a good learning curve, writing this column (old media speak?) regularly for AOL - regular deadlines, which I love, making excellent use of my photos and exposing me gently to editorial wrangling. Editors have strong ideas about how stories should read and look and I appreciate being left to my own devices for much of the time, while knowing to expect changes here and there.
The herbs on my terrace August 2009: Agastcahe 'Black Adder', thyme, lemon thyme, calamintha, purple basil, sage, Thai basil, purple sage, rose.
Enough about that. I'm off to roast and crush coriander seeds before carrying them to MFB so he can make boerewors for us.