Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual self-seeding herb in the celery family Apiaceae and is found throughout Asian and European cuisines. Also referred to as dill weed, the plant features slender stems with feathery foliage and light-brown, pungent, oval-shaped seeds. The whole plant is exceptionally fragrant. In fact, the seeds and leaves are most commonly utilized as … [Read more...] about Dill: A Planting, Care, and FAQ Guide
Sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) is quite popular in the Mediterranean and especially in Italian cuisines. It’s the basis of pesto and enriches salads, pizza, pasta, and other dishes with a distinctive flavor. It’s what you’ll mostly find in grocery stores, even though there are several other varieties of basil, which include purple basil, Thai sweet basil, spicy globe basil, … [Read more...] about A Gardener’s Guide to Growing, Using, And Storing Sweet Basil
Do you often get headaches? The cure might be right outside your door. You can grow at-home headache cures in your very own herb garden. In fact, you might have one or two of these already on hand right out your window. RELATED POST: 10 Must-Have Herb Garden Plants About Headaches: Headaches usually present in various forms and intensity—which then makes it crucial for … [Read more...] about Grow Your Own Headache Cures in Your Herb Garden
When the summer is in full swing and the harvest picks up, I often don’t know what to do with myself. I have a productive vegetable garden and a few fruit trees that I don’t want to see going to waste. This keeps my evenings full of processing - peeling, washing, pitting. RELATED POST: Grow Your Own Headache Cures in Your Herb Garden Every summer there comes a time when I … [Read more...] about How to Create a Tea Garden from Your Own Herb Garden
Vegetable gardening can be quite easy for beginners, no need to sweat it! Save that for July! Follow these 5 easy tips that will help you plan for success in your gardening efforts. There are a lot of reasons that people start gardening. It's relaxing, a great way to connect with nature, you get healthy foods...the list goes on. Everyone has their own reason for … [Read more...] about Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: 5 Easy Tips for Success!