Simple Syrup All-Stars
These cocktail garden planter boxes are full of ingredients ready to jump into the glass. Shiso, rosemary, thyme and lavender fill out this space. "The best way to get a little lavender flavor in a cocktail is to make a simple syrup with it," The Drunken Botanist author Amy Stewart writes.
There are few better favors you can do for your family than to encourage an interest in vegetable growing. Having a vegetable garden or plot means your children will be eating the freshest of vegetables, and plenty of them, too.