Herbs Articles

Every spring we plant about a dozen different varieties of basil but I’m told there are over 150... read more
Sage is a hardy perennial with soft, grayish green leaves. Its flower colors vary; they can be... read more
Basil is a leafy, fragrant annual with a bushy appearance. The most common type of basil is sweet... read more
Oregano is a perennial with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Its... read more
Parsley is a biennial plant with bright green, featherlike leaves and is in the same family as dill... read more
Mint is a perennial with very fragrant, toothed leaves and tiny purple, pink, or white flowers. It... read more
Do you enjoy using freshly snipped herbs from the garden as much as I do? Now that summer is... read more
Ah, parsley. Its lovely green leaves dress up a plate but often return to the kitchen sink soggy.... read more
Drying is one of the oldest forms of preservation in the world. Virtually all indigenous tribes... read more
My yard is abuzz with bees from early Spring until late October.  Sometimes, I have to swat them... read more
My son asked me Thanksgiving night what I wanted for Christmas.  Like he had to ask?  We gardeners... read more
Mint is an invasive thug in my garden and everyone else’s.  Runners spread rapidly and can choke... read more
You’ve seen herbal vinegars in upscale food boutiques and catalogues, usually stoppered or corked... read more
I found my new go-to summer drink recipe: Mint Chiller. Doesn’t the name alone make you want to try... read more
This vegetable garden plan and plant list will please your palate! Harvesting fresh veggies, herbs... read more
Coriander/cilantro is a fast-growing, aromatic herb that grows in the cooler weather of spring and ... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides to vegetables, herbs, and fruit! Planting a vegetable garden? Our... read more
Welcome to our plant guide to vegetables and herbs! Our plant pages provide essential planting and... read more
Thyme is a small perennial shrub with lots of branches and light purple to pink flowers. It's... read more
Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is a pungent and distinctive plant... read more
Here is a simple, classic potpourri recipe you can try. It's a wonderful way to sweeten the indoor ... read more
Tarragon is a perennial herb with long, light green leaves and tiny greenish or yellowish white... read more
Dill is an annual, self-seeding plant with feathery green leaves. It is used most commonly in soups... read more
Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful purple flowers. Chives are... read more
We all know that herbs make great companions in the garden and kitchen. Herbs also have a long... read more
Herbs are great companions to food in your culinary masterpieces, and they are great companions in... read more