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First Tulsi Harvest!

By On June 8, 2018

So very excited!  Our tulsi is starting to come in.  This plant, an herb, is a fragile one.  Anyway, this is the first of what we hope will be a bountiful harvest. … Read More


Hopefully…an early Spring!

By On February 19, 2018

I’m very excited! Our frost date here in coastal Virginia is March 15…but, maybe it will happen earlier this spring?! My roses are full of leaves.  So are the butterfly bushes.  The… Read More


I’m Thinking Butterflies…

By On February 2, 2018

Hi.  Its been a bit since I last shared.  Time flies when it’s holiday season.  Here in coastal Virginia, it’s time to start thinking about the spring garden.  My husband is planning… Read More


Still Blooming!

By On November 13, 2017

I’m so very excited that it is the middle of November and there are still flowers blooming! Can you believe it!?  I didn’t know that some flowers would bloom and thrive in… Read More

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Copaiba – In a Pain Cream?

By On July 27, 2017

Hi! I’ve been busy learning a lot of new things.  That’s good and it’s good for my brain!  What an adventure learning is.  I try to learn something new every day.  My… Read More

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By On July 13, 2017

Today, I want to talk about something that bailed me out of my own “stupid.”  Now, I know that “stupid” cannot be fixed with duct tape (sometimes it can!) but lavender fixed… Read More

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Welcome to the World of The Oily Rose

By On June 30, 2017

     Welcome!  Thank you for accepting the invitation to enter the Unique World of The Oily Rose.  My name is Ree.  You are now a part of the family.  Here, we… Read More