Pink Grapefruit & Green Thumbs…

canstockphoto4710604When most people think about February, they think about Cupid, hearts, and chocolate…

For me, I’m still recovering from the fudge that I ate at Christmas. Come February, I like the idea of Candlemass, which is celebrated on Feb 2. It is the halfway point between winter and spring; a celebration to welcome the returning sun and the longer days that start to awaken new growth. Being a gardener, all that I can say is “Bring on Spring”.

Living on the west coast of Canada, winters tend to be rainy, dull and gray and a lot of people get the winter blues. Citrus oils are perfect for this time of year. They smell so fresh and crisp, they just make you feel better. My favorite by far is Grapefruit. Both pink and white varieties are available, with the pink being the sweeter smelling of the two. Read More