Category: Herb Gardening

9 Specialty Herbs To Include In Your Herb Garden

There are hundreds of culinary herbs with flavors that range from earthy to spicy to citrusy to sweet. You probably have your favorite fresh herbs that you plant each year but it’s always fun to save a few spots in your herb garden for something new. You may even be fortunate enough to stumble upon …

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Now Remember Rosemary

Mad Ophelia tells us: “There’s Rosemary, that’s for remembrance”. In Shakespeare’s day it was common knowledge that rosemary helped one remember. Today, as then, herbalists agree: “For weyknesse of ye brayne, sethe rosemaria in wyne and keep ye heed warme”. The leaves of this tough, evergreen shrub, are valued for both medicinal and culinary uses. …

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Bringing the Herb Garden Home for Health and Happiness

For thousands of years, people have grown plants for culinary and medicinal uses. These days, outside of certain communities, it is less common to have an herb garden, and many people don’t know the difference between lemon balm and lemongrass. But rest assured; this guide to the must-haves in any herb garden will help stave …

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How to Plant a Small Container Herb Garden for Your Kitchen

Advantages of a Container Herb Garden A container herb garden may be your only choice if you haven’t got a garden or if it’s very small. But don’t be disappointed if you can’t create a traditional herb garden. Many herbs flourish really well in containers, and container herb gardens have the advantage that they can …

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Gardening With Coraline: Planting Veggies & Herbs

This year we decided since Coraline is now 3 years old, it would be a good time to introduce her to the family friendly activity of gardening. Not only will she truly learn where her favorite produce comes from, it is also a great tactile activity she can take part in.  Not to mention it …

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