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Vintage & Collectible Glassware From The Creative Cottage

Retro rainbow colored shot glass set.

Shop The Creative Cottage's eBay Store I make a lot of my own fused glass jewelry and home decor items. There is something about glass that I find extremely appealing. Besides the glass items I make, I also collect interesting pieces I find at garage sales, thrift stores and local estate

Herbal Fact Sheet; Valerian

botanical print of valerian

This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb valerian—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Valerian is a plant native to Europe and Asia; it is also found in North America. Common Names—valerian, all-heal, garden heliotrope Latin Name—Valeriana officinalis What It Is Used For • Valerian has long been

Herbal Fact Sheet; Thunder God Vine

thunder god vine

This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb thunder god vine—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Thunder god vine has been used in China for health purposes for more than 400 years. Common Names—thunder god vine, lei gong teng Latin Name—Tripterygium wilfordii What It Is Used For •

Herbal Fact Sheet; Lemon Grass

lemon grass plant

Herb Profile: Lemon Grass Overview: Lemon grass is a tender perennial herb, which is native to India and Sri Lanka. Lemon grass, with its lemony flavor and aroma, is used extensively in Asian-style cooking. Both the large, grassy leaves and the bulbous leaf base can be added to recipes. The commercially

Herbal Fact Sheet; Society Garlic

society garlic plant

Herb Profile: Society Garlic Overview: Society garlic is a perennial, semi-evergreen plant that is native to South Africa. This plant is a member of the amaryllidaceae family which includes other ornamental plants such as amaryllis, daffodil, lily-of-the-valley, snowdrop and spider lily. Latin Name: Tulbaghia violacea Common Name: Society garlic, aka wild garlic Zones:

Herbal Fact Sheet; Roses

miniature roses

Herb Profile: Roses Overview: Roses are a deciduous shrub with woody, stems which usually have thorns. Many variety of roses are available as there are over 200 species and 10,000 cultivars to choose from. Roses are most commonly grown for their ornamental, often fragrant, flowers. Certain varieties produce an abundance of

Herbal Fact Sheet; Rue

rue plant

Herb Profile: Rue Overview: Rue is a semi-evergreen, subshrub which is native to southern Europe. Rue, with it’s lacy, blue-green leaves, makes a nice ornamental planting in the herb garden. Rue also produces small, delicate yellow flowers in late summer. Latin Name: Ruta graveolens Common Name: Rue Alternative Names: Herb of grace, herby

Herbal Fact Sheet; Lemon Verbena

lemon verbena plant

Overview: Lemon verbena is a deciduous, woody shrub which is native to south America. The leaves have a strong lemon scent, which makes this plant a great substitute for fresh lemon. Latin Name: Aloysia triphylla. Common Name: Lemon verbena. Alternate Names: Known as the lemon plant in Victorian times. Zones: Hardy to

Herbal Fact Sheet: Fenugreek

fenugreek illustration

This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb fenugreek—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. The first recorded use of fenugreek is described on an ancient Egyptian papyrus dated to 1500 B.C. Fenugreek seed is commonly used in cooking. Common Names—fenugreek, fenugreek seed Latin Name—Trigonella foenum-graecum What It

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