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The Backyard Patch

Welcome to the mini Backyard Patch Website!

If you popped over from our "main-site" -- glad you stopped in.

Currently this extention of our Main Website is still being completed and updated to include more of our information on herbs, including complete program lists, recipes, and special articles too large to fit on the other website.

If you want to visit our Seasonal Advent Calendar - CLICK THIS LINK!

If you want to return to the main website -- CLICK HERE! 

We have an etsy shoppe (CLICK HERE to visit)  for the sale of all the products discussed here, we also have a shopping cart on the main website too.  You can also like us on FACEBOOK, follow us on PINTEREST or get quick updates on TWITTER.

If you want to skip the shopping hassel, just e-mail us your selections and we will be happy to prepare them and even send an email or snail mail invoice for easy payment.  E-mail us anytime at: backyardpatch@juno.com

This website was last updated 11/2/2013

Upcoming Children's Programs

Available Kids programs.  These are just some of the program we have created for children and provided through boy and girl scouts as well as local libraries.  If you want more infomration on these programs please give us a call or email backyardpatch @juno.com

Toymaker Pow-Wow (Native American games)

Play it Again! (games with recycled materials)

Learn to make your own Bath / Spa items

International Friendship Tea

Cooking with different cultures (Native American, Asia, India, Mediterranean, etc.)

Herbal Cooking

Herb Gardening in containers

Upcoming Adult Programs

I speak at Garden Clubs, Libraries and Museums as well as do outdoor and indoor fairs where I display my wares.  If you would like information about my programs and lectures contact me via e-mail for a current list and pricing.  

Community Ed Dist 129 - November 19, 2013

Making Gifts with Herbs  - 7 PM  Demonstration presentation with recipes and instructions given to all who attend.  

Morton Arboretum - November 23, 2013

Holiday Baking with Herbs  9:30 AM to noon

Workshop with tastings, recipes and gifts you take home!  

Recommended Adult Programs

For the Fall & Winter Season these are favorites!

Holiday Decorating with and Herbal Twist

Making Gifts with Herbs

INFUSION! Making Herbal Sugars, Vinegars & Honey

Planning for Spring these are popular:

Spring Cleaning with Eco-freindly Herbs

Herb Garden Planning

Elementary Herb Gardening, my dear Watson

Container Gardening with edible plants

Cider and cookies, just some gifts you can make with herbs