A Midsummer's Eve Celebration: Midsummer Potpourri


| June/July 1996



Makes a little more than 2 cups
Place a handful of this pretty potpourri­ in a fabric pouch, tie it with a ribbon and tuck in a sprig of fresh thyme (for fairy viewing).

  • 1 cup dried lavender flowers
  • ½ cup dried mint leaves
  • ¼ cup dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup dried rosemary
  • A few drops each of essential oils of lavender, thyme and bergamot
  • Dried flower petals (scented pelar­gonium or rose)
  1. Mix all the ingredients.
  2. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

For many years, Caroline Glass has held Midsummer’s Eve celebrations in her garden in ­Philomath, Oregon.

Click here for the original article, A Midsummer's Eve Celebration.





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