Get your green on

. May 14, 2012.
herbs

Gardeners and chefs now have a place to indulge with Garden Mill’s new Green Thumb series every Saturday in March at 2pm. The free workshops will cover topics from the basics of growing your own food to healthy recipes from your garden. The series begins (March 3) with Growing Your Own Food — Now What? Trinh Pifer will discuss recipes and ideas on enjoying cool weather crops along with an offering of greens and homemade salad dressings for tasting. Cynthia Silveri will lead with Tasty Trees & Savory Shrubs: Edible Plants in Your Landscape (March 10) offering landscape options that are pleasing to both the eye and palate. Educator and Community Kitchen leader Peter di Lorenzi will demonstrate delicious, healthy recipes in Healthy, Flavorful and Easy Dishes From Your Garden (March 17). Merrill Crockett and Rita Hermann will lecture about cooking with herbs in Herbs: From Your Garden to Your Table (March 24). The series concludes with The Uses and Benefits of Raw Honey (March 30) by local beekeeper and avid gardener Jan Sevde. Prior registration is required. For more info call 734-475-3539 or email customerservice@thegardenmill.com. 110 S. Main St., Chelsea. www.thegardenmill.com