I was surprised to find that oregano was not listed in my herb books, but then I remembered that it might be under Marjoram and I found the right sections. I have never quite understood the oregano/majoram connection, fortunately it is explained in this blog post, and now I know that I do have oregano […]
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is a member of the mint family and you’ll want to make room for it in your herb garden this year. Don’t worry, although it is related to mint, and it does spread, it spreads at a much slower rate than the mints you might be familiar with. The first year you […]
Sage (Salvia officinalis) is commonly referred to as common sage, or garden sage, but common doesn’t do it justice and it deserves a bit of space in the garden. Don’t worry, forming a 2′ ball at full-size, it won’t take up much space. With it’s woody stems and soft, silver leaves, sage can be planted […]
Turmeric’s flavor is most commonly compared to mustard, its growing style is the same as ginger. Though it won’t survive a cold winter, it can be grown indoors in a greenhouse year-round, or outside anywhere that temperatures don’t fall below 65 degrees for most of the year.
Cilantro is an easy-to-grow herb for the culinary herb garden, and saving cilantro (coriander) seed is super-easy! Here’s how to do it.
Wondering how to get started herb gardening and what herbs to grow? Unsure about soil preferences of herbs or their growth habits? Interested in growing your own herbs for herbal healing? In my garden, I’m prone to try new plants on a whim for a season or two, just to get a feeling for their […]