All posts tagged purple coneflower

More Flowering Herbs for an Herb Garden

We recently told you about some flowering herbs that we like to keep in our home or in our garden. But, later we realized that there were more herbs we wanted to share with you. Herbs are amazing plants because they offer so much beauty, and benefit, for us. They’re ideal for using in cooking, they provide healing in the form of natural medicine, and they lift our spirits when we think about the beautiful way nature provides for us through them. Continue reading [...]

Flowers to Help Honey Bees Thrive

The fate of the honey bee is in question, as the decline in the honey bee population has been noted by scientists and brought to the public’s attention by filmmakers. The honey bee serves many important functions in our eco-system, including pollinating plants so that they might produce food for us to eat. This is one reason why it makes sense to help the honey bee thrive. In order to keep the honey bee population strong, there has to be an abundance of plants around that will give them pollen and nectar they need. And, these plants must not be heavily sprayed with pesticides, because these chemicals are detrimental to the bee. Continue reading [...]