Summer Garden Walk, June 25 & 26

Buckwheat

Orange Flower Healing is happy to be a sponsor for the Bloomington Garden Club’s annual Summer Garden Walk, taking place this weekend, June 25 & 26. Visit 5 private gardens and the Monroe County History Center! Hours and ticket info are at the Garden Club website. What better way to top off Pollinator Week?

This photo of blooming buckwheat comes from my own rag-tag, fits-and-starts garden. Buckwheat is great for pollinators, especially honeybees, who use the nectar to make a dark honey with a potent, molasses-like flavor. I think of it as bee medicine…

 

 

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