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!