I just bought a jasmine vine and a large planter (22"). I want screening along a fence adjacent to my patio. I assume I'll have to repot the vine in a couple years. Is there a way to train the vines such that there will be enough slack to do this replanting without cutting off all the vines? [more inside]
I've tried a bunch of different loose leaf green teas, and my favorite comes from an online tea store based in China. However, by ordering directly from them, I'm bypassing European and British consumer safety regulations. If you can read Chinese -- or you know something about food safety in China -- you can help me figure out whether this is a risky purchase. [more inside]
Can you help me identify a specific brand of tea based on what I recall of its box design? I used it up, recycled the packaging, and foolishly thought I'd be able to find it again easily. [more inside]
Honeysuckle and jasmine smell identical to me. Is there a good reason for this? Like...science? [more inside]
I'm interested in making my own scented tea blends with dried flowers. I'm aware that commercial scented teas utilize aromas to augment the use of flowers. Do you know of a good supplier of dried jasmine, osmanthus, rose, chrysanthemum or cherry blossom?
My Jasmine is broken. How can I persuade it to blossom? [more inside]
My girlfriend and I are going to Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) for a week, and she wants to book a day at a spa there. The spa wants payment up-front and via Paypal. Is this a scam? [more inside]
Is there an easy solution to getting jasmine flavor into baked goods? [more inside]