May 5, 2024 archive

From Seed to Stunning: How to Grow Asters for a Picture-Perfect Flower Garden

Asters are a beautiful and versatile addition to any garden, offering a plethora of colors and sizes that can enhance any landscape. In this comprehensive guide, one will learn everything needed to successfully grow and maintain aster flowers. From understanding the basics of aster varieties to providing proper care, this article will help transform one’s …

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The Timeless Elegance of Helen Maud Merrill’s Poetry

Helen Maud Merrill (pen name Samantha Spriggins), a distinguished American poet, was born was born on this day May 5, 1865 in Bangor, Maine, and made significant contributions to the world of literature through her captivating poetry. Known for her keen observation of nature and ability to transform those observations into evocative verses, Merrill’s work …

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Crispy Carrot Harissa Dumplings with Green Schug Pesto

Schug is a Middle Eastern hot sauce that originated in Yemen. It can be either red or green, depending on the color of hot chili peppers used. Adding toasted almonds to jalapeño-based schug makes for a flavorful pesto. Serve with crispy Asian-style dumplings for a delicious meal that’s sure to impress. “The great thing about …

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