saturday snippets

in early times, rosemary was freely cultivated in kitchen gardens and came to represent the dominant influence of the house mistress: “where rosemary flourished, the woman ruled.”

3 Responses to “saturday snippets”

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    Sometimes, the husbands would go out and cut down the rosemary so it looked like the man was in charge of the house, and not the woman!!

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    comfrey cottages

    well i hope the fairies got their revenge on such a husband maria! how dare someone act with menace toward the plants without expecting retribution?

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    lol, leslie!

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