Mint has become more popular in the herb garden. It is easily grown, easily harvested and has a variety of uses with both food and medicines
In my first urban homestead in Portland, there was a large cedar tree in the front yard. As I looked out my living room window, the first thing I always saw was hard packed, barren dirt under this tree. I tried to plant groundcovers, shade tolerant veggies, ANYTHING! But nothing would grow. Finally, I stumbled […]
Ginger is a healthy addition to your diet. It is easily grown and harvested. Ginger has many beneficial uses including fighting the common cold and soothing an upset stomach.
Choosing seeds to plant in the garden seems like an easy task. It has gotten more difficult because nowadays, if we want to be conscious of how our food is grown, the choice is much more involved. We have settled on growing an heirloom garden for our family. Choices, choices, choices. We can choose to […]
Make sure you start you new garden right. Proper planning will set you up for years of success.
Thousands of years ago, comfrey was an important part of any herb garden. Today, modern gardeners and herbalists alike are rediscovering this easy to grow, easy to care for, multi purpose plant!