We all have that one herb we can’t grow enough of and for me that herb is lavender. No matter how many lavender plants I have, I just can’t get enough of these fragrant purple flowers! I have been growing lavender for several years and by far my favorite variety is English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) […]
Growing rosemary, this wonderfully aromatic herb is vital in many kitchens. It has long narrow leaves, and colorful flowers. In the right conditions it can be a very hearty herb to grow. Some even grow them into hedges. They make beautiful additions to landscaping, while also adding a beautiful aroma to the air. *Starting from […]
How to grow chamomile in your garden and have an endless supply of this amazing herb! I think it is a beautiful flower that adds a touch of whimsy to your vegetable or herb garden. But chamomile is an awesome medicinal herb that can be use in infusions, tinctures and as part of salves that […]
I love mint and I use it in just about everything! The best way to use mint is fresh, so of course I need to grow some every year. However, mint is a very invasive plant. It reproduces by sending out roots called runners just below the soil, so one mint plant can quickly turn […]
Herb gardening is a lot of fun! Learn some simple ways to preserve your harvest today!
Preserving herbs is really easy. You want to harvest the herbs early in the morning when their essential flavor oils are at the highest. Try to get to them before the dew has dried. It’s also best to get them before you get your first frost of the season and before the plant has flowered. […]