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    Bee Balm or Wild Bergamot

    It’s that time of year, again. My Bee Balm is in full bloom. What actually is Bee Balm? I recently learned, despite having this in my garden for many years, is that it is wild Bergamot. This plant is a member of the mint family and is widespread in North America. It has beautiful pink to lavender flowers and smells minty and sometimes like oregano! I love that it attracts bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Some delicious honeys are made from…

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