One of my favorites spices to use in a wide variety of recipes, Paprika is easy to grow outdoors or in a greenhouse. Growing much like other pepper varieties, Paprika can be started as seedlings and transplanted outdoors, or sown directly in the garden in Zones 6 and higher.
A wild flower with deep history and magical associations, Blue Vervain can be a helpful part of any herb garden. Easy to grow with beautiful purple flower clusters, Blue Vervain is native to Europe and North Africa, but grows heartily in a variety of climates.
An expensive and lavish spice, Saffron can actually be grown in your backyard. Hardy in zones 6-9, this special spice can be cultivated in a greenhouse farther north. The spice Saffron is harvested from the Saffron Crocus plant, a delicate bulb that sprouts purple flowers in the late fall. The purple petals are adored with […]
Sweet smelling, fast growing, and always helpful, Marjoram is an easy plant to add to your garden, and it is sure to reward you. Similar to Oregano, Marjoram is in the same genus but a distinct species that has its own unique flavor and uses.
While the Sugar Maple Tree isn’t exactly a herb, its sweet syrup is a staple feature of every New England spring. Maple trees can be planted on your property, but often you’ll find them already in abundance in wooded areas. Tapping and processing their sap will give you fresh, home made maple syrup.
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.