Aug 18th, 2012
Did you know that the rose is the 2012 Herb of the Year? Roses have been used for centuries as herbs and many varieties are quite edible. Jim Long will be with us to discuss his book "How To Eat A Rose". Join Us! BIO: Jim Long writes extensively and travels the world looking for interesting new herbs and vegetables. He’s been a regular columnist for The Herb Companion and The Ozarks Mountaineer magazines since 1992. He has a regular column, “The Heirloom Herbalist” for The Heirloom Gardening magazine and writes for Small Farm Today, Edible Austin, State by State Gardening and Missouri Gardening magazines. His gardens have been featured in Southern Living (twice), several Better Homes & Gardens' publications, and numerous other garden magazines. He's appeared on Home & Garden TV and Discovery Channel programs as well as the P. Allen Smith Gardens show. Jim chaired the first Herb of the Year project in 1994 while on the Board of Directors of the International Herb Association, helping found the Herb of the Year project. To learn more about the Herb of the Year, visit his Herb of the Year blog: http://herboftheyear.blogspot.com/.