Wondering how to get started herb gardening and what herbs to grow? Unsure about soil preferences of herbs or their growth habits? Interested in growing your own herbs for herbal healing? In my garden, I’m prone to try new plants on a whim for a season or two, just to get a feeling for their […]
Using cilantro has just become second nature for me, and it isn’t just for your salsa and guacamole! I love growing cilantro in my herb garden, and I almost never have enough! I like to grow my cilantro in pots on my porch. It does great in full sun, as long as it isn’t too […]
I love the outdoors and love my garden, but what I really love is growing an indoor herb garden on my window sill every winter. Nothing is sweeter then the smell of fresh basil in the dead of winter. My new friend Jonathan is sharing with us his tips for the perfect winter herb garden! […]
Growing grocery store garlic is a great way to start your garlic garden! With a few simple tips you’ll be growing your own fresh garlic right outside your door. Once you’ve had “backyard fresh” garlic you will never want anything from the store again. How many times has your garlic sprouted a little greenery before […]
DiY Chocolate Mint Extract Chocolate Mint is a specific variety of peppermint plant with a very strong peppermint patty fragrance. The chocolate flavour doesn’t come through as strongly in tea as the scent would hint at. But the cool peppermint flavour is solid. At least this is how it is in my zone 3 climate. […]
If there is one plant you should grow no matter where you are or how much space you have, it’s Aloe Vera. here is why… Aloe vera plant care and uses.