Small windowsill herb gardens make the perfect gift for your favorite chef or gardener!
The Jojoba plant (pronounced “ho-ho-ba”) produces valuable seeds that can be rendered into a helpful oil, and it is one of few plants that thrive in the deserts where drought is common. Its woody branches can brighten up sparse, dry landscaping and it has been used by Native Americans for a variety of purposes for […]
I was given this herb at our monthly local produce share. It had the label “tulsi?”. I didn’t know what tulsi was at the time, but when I googled it I found that this herb was definitely not tulsi (AKA holy basil). I was pretty keen to identify it, as I’d already sampled some of […]
You may not think of Seaweed as a traditional “herb”, but it is as helpful as they come! Seaweed grows in a huge variety of different shapes, colors, and sizes, and today I’ll be talking mostly about brown algae or kelp which is the most commonly consumed type.
Mullein is an attractive plant with velvety leaves and pleasant, rosette-like flowers. An ancient helpful herb, Mullein has been part of healing gardens for centuries and continues to help gardeners today.
The hardiness of Comfrey makes it a great addition to your herb garden, and its many medicinal uses mean it can be a valuable herb in your home as well. With delicate purple flowers, comfrey is both beautiful and useful.