Welcome to Patricia Youngquist, The Last Leaf Gardener's blog. I'm an author, photo-artist, bird-lover and urban gardener living in NYC. I also have a book series, "Words In Our Beak." The stories are told by Cam, the bird pictured above. For info re both volumes, click on the 1st and 2nd icons in the sidebar (L). My website (Patriciayoungquist.com.) mainly features my non-nature themed images (Black and White as well as Kaleidoscopic). Click on the 3rd icon in sidebar (L) to visit.
Saturday, July 10, 2010
Salvia officinalis (Tri-Colour Sage) Ready to Harvest
The herb, Salvia officinalis (Tri-Colour Sage) has aromatic foliage with white and pink streaks. It adds a nice touch to my urban (NYC) garden, even though it is not as hardy as types of sage, so it is a good idea to harvest it to use it in omelets, soups, and bean dishes. The image posted above, Tri-Colour Sage Ready to Harvest, is seen rendered in invitation format, but the image is also available as a petite fold-out card.
ADDENDUM: I no longer actively produce event program covers, invitations and greeting cards, but arrangements might be able to be made under certain circumstances.
My focus is on the Words In Our Beak book series, whose stories are told from the point of view of Cam, a female cardinal. Words In Our Beak’s goal is to open readers to a simple understanding of the winged world and their environment. Set in my rooftop urban garden in New York City. Words In Our Beak is directed to children and adults who are curious about birds, and want to learn about them from a unique perspective. The books include hundreds of images of flora and fauna, links to movies, as well as to informative narratives that have been created by the author.
At this moment, May 2018, both volumes one and two are in hardcover format (as seen below) and are available wherever books are sold.
*Here's the purchase info for the Words In Our Beak book series: