Thyme is quite an amazing herb! It’s easy to grow, very prolific, and it’s an attractive plant. It’s looks beautiful in a container or along the edge of a garden bed. But thyme isn’t just pretty! It’s delicious as well as having so many beneficial health properties. If you are thinking of beginning an herb […]
Anise Hyssop is a perennial herb for many home gardeners and comes with a distinct black licorice flavor. Bees and other pollinators quite love the plant making it worth planting alone, but beyond that it’s tasty in culinary uses and has some healing properties as well.
This year, put aside a portion of your garden, that you normally dedicate to flowers and herbs, to plant a rainbow of natural dye plants. Many common garden plants are also traditional dye plants. Begin to wean yourself from chemical colours and imported, cookie-cutter fashion. And plan your wardrobe around nature’s palette.
Whether you are trying to squeeze an herb garden onto a small apartment terrace, a backyard patio, or just trying to utilize a small wasted space in your large garden, a vertical pallet garden (or two) just might be the perfect solution for you! This tutorial will show you how I constructed our vertical pallet […]
Many common kitchen herbs are also used in herbal medicine. Use these herbs in cooking, in herbal infusions and herb teas – and in baths and home beauty treatments.
How to grow basil from cuttings and newer again worry about basil seed germination :). Just take a cutting to multiply a plant in the fall for a winter indoor plant and in the spring again for a summer garden.