Notes from the Garden Blog
Our CEO and Co-Founder, Linda, has set up her own vermi composting system at her home in Denver, CO to cut down on waste and revive the soil the way that nature intended. We asked her to share more about her vermiculture and love of worms. How do you compost? Because I live downtown, I do vermicompost. [...]
Introducing Tea to Your Toddy
At Teatulia Organic Teas, we published our first cookbook with 75 unique cocktail recipes featuring the hottest trend in mixology—tea! It’s true. Tea is making its way—in a big way—into the bartender’s mix of totally unique cocktail ingredients. Mixologists from some of Denver’s hottest restaurants shared handcrafted cocktail recipes for our new book, and we want to share one with you.Creative [...]
The Perfect “Secret Recipe” For Fall Dishes
Fall has officially, although a tad late, arrived! Whether you are starting to plan your Thanksgiving feast, or anxiously awaiting that invitation to bring a dish to a holiday gathering – you’ll want to be ready to impress. To help you get a head start, we are sharing the perfect “secret recipe” that will make your dish the talk [...]
Certified Organic - What Does it Mean?
The term organic is used to describe a complete, ecologically balanced approach to farming. Organic growers use traditional farming methods to conserve and improve soil conditions, which provide a sustainable agricultural solution. [...]
The neem tree is no ordinary sapling. Also known as Azadirachta indica, Neem is one of the most celebrated herbs in ayurvedic tradition. Often called the ‘Village Pharmacy’ in the Indian subcontinent, neem has been recognized for centuries due to its potential benefits.There are an abundance of neem trees planted strategically throughout the [...]
What a Cow Can Do For a Community
Dr. Kazi Anis Ahmed, the President and Co-Founder of Teatulia, always wanted to give back to his community in Bangladesh. In 2000, Dr. Ahmed and his family gave life to the Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate – which is where all of Teatulia’s organic teas and herbs are grown. As a part of the tea [...]
What Can We Do To Help Reduce the Rocky Mountain Pine Beetle Blues?
According to the Colorado State Forest Service, there has been an outbreak of Rocky Mountain Pine Beetles since 1996, resulting in the loss of millions of trees in the Colorado forests. The beetles tunnel into live pines such as lodgepole, ponderosa, Scotch and limber pines and lay eggs. The larvae live off the tree from [...]
Bangladesh: Where in the World?
BANGLADESH: WHERE IN THE WORLD?Linda Appel LipsiusCo-Founder & CEOTeatulia 100% Organic Single Garden TeasAll Teatulia Teas come from our tea garden in Bangladesh.When I tell people that our teas come from Bangladesh, 8 out of 10 times, they inevitably follow up by asking me where in India our tea garden is.Bangladesh is a country.India is [...]
The World of Green: Musings on Green Tea
The World of Green: Musings on Green TeaBy Linda Appel LipsiusCo-Founder & CEOTeatulia 100% Organic Single Garden TeasNow, we all know that there are different types of tea out there: black tea, green tea, white tea, oolong, yellow tea (yes, there’s such a thing!), etc. Today, however, I will dive a little deeper and [...]
9 Things You Should Unlearn About Tea
There are many tea myths out there, as we all know. Check out this article from theChicagotribune.com that dispells common tea myths:MYTH: Tea comes in many varieties.False! Only one plant gives us tea leaves—the Camellia sinensis. The differences in color and flavor among the three basic types—black, green and oolong—depend on how the leaves are [...]