15 different ways to use lavender – beyond potpourri.
Herbs, in general, are one of the easiest types of plants to grow. Many will happily grow in a container on your windowsill or patio. Start with plants that you purchase at your local home improvement or nursery, and you’ll have plenty of homegrown herbs for your holiday dinners! Want to grow your own herbs […]
Have you ever heard of Lovage? What IS Lovage? It is not a common plant and many people have never heard of it. Lovage is a wonderful plant that gets quite large. It’s a herb and you can pick the leaves to add to your dinners fresh. And it’s a perennial – so plant it once and […]
If plant your garlic in the Fall, like I do, sometime around June, your plants will start to send up scapes. Garlic scapes are long, cylindrical shoots that develop from the center of your plant and eventually create what looks like a gnome’s hat on the end. These scapes should be cut back, so the […]
As a new gardener, I often found the task of growing prize winning tomatoes and succulent melons very daunting. Can I say succulent melons here? Get your head out of the gutter! Gardening has never come naturally to me. But I learn and grow each and every year. I finally began to master tomatoes by […]
Starting a medicinal herb garden can be a little overwhelming, but there is nothing like the experience of harvesting and making remedies with the plants you grow yourself. Starting a medicinal herb garden is a wonderful way to enjoy the beauty and health of medicinal herbs. These 5 herbs are easy to grow in containers […]