William came with the company of Rev. Thomas Hooker to the colonies in 1624 and started the Andrews family of (what was to become) Hartford, CT.
Most plants of the mint family have a wonderful fragrance and can be used in various ways. Check out this link to find out more.
One more concert of the natural kind.
Dead Nettle is just beginning to take off in the yard. Have a look at this great post about uses of it!
Cherish your memories.
Our forefathers and -mothers knew full well how to use Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet.
“What’s wrong with the old customs?”
“Tender-handed stroke a nettle, / And it stings you for your pains. / Grasp it like a man of mettle, / And it soft as silk remains.” (Aaron Hill, 1685 – 1750)
‘What’s your favorite color?’ – ‘October.’
Easy to grow or hard to kill, depending on your perspective. We use it as a border plant and for tea.