Susan Panajotov is an avid butterflier and passionate about gardening for wildlife. For over 20 years, she has worked for the Palm Beach County School District and has introduced the world of butterflies to many children and adults. Susan has designed schoolyard butterfly habitats and private butterfly gardens throughout our community. The “Butterfly Lady” visits children's birthday parties and provides butterfly educational programs for children, as well as adults.
Susan’s property is certified as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation and is also
May Meeting. EHS Board did it again with this year’s Herb of the Year ‘Peppers Capsicum’.
The meeting was jam packed with all things pepper! From the tasting table, the raffle plants (loads of hot pepper varieties!),books on peppers, and the yearly lecture given by the Board, history, folk-lore, growing, medicinal and cooking. And at the end a beautiful hand-out with all things pepper info.
Coming up this June Meeting. Herb, Garden and Cookbook Sale. This idea has been on the back burner for almost two years! Ingrid and I got talking way back when and realized we both had tons of books that desperately needed to be “weeded’ out in our homes. Plus we had books that had been gifted to us that were filling a garage (or so it seems). Fast forward to today, well,
For this month’s meeting, the EHS Board presents the “Herb of the Year” Chili Peppers/Capsicum. Perhaps you are well aquainted with this plant but I bet there will be a few surprises. Our Board have put their energy into researching this plant genus and are going to share their findings with you on cooking, planting and medicinal properties, etc.
The weather in the last week or so has been great for “gardening.” I have taken advantage of it and worked on my garden beds forever making them larger, eliminating grass that does not look like grass anymore. My wish is to have all plants and trees and not a blade of grass in my yard, now comes the challenge – will I live long enough to see that project come to fruition since I do this all by myself. Oh, sigh, I am trying. Summer is coming, the Royal Poincianas are breaking out with leaves and I hope they will be “flaming” with flowers as summer rolls on. Several months ago, I treated my roses to lots of horse manure as I heard that roses love that. I can’t believe it, but my roses have lots of
Joining us on Tuesday will be Indian food blogger and cook, Nirali Patel. Nirali brings with her 13 years of Indian culinary experience - from cooking traditional recipes with her grandmother and mother to developing easy Indian recipes without sacrificing the taste and authenticity, Nirali aims to educate the masses about how easy and healthy Indian cooking can be. She will be sharing a tasty and satisfying vegan dish called ‘channa masala’ which is a chickpea curry as well as discussing the health benefits of the array of spices used in Indian cooking.