Posts tagged culinary

December 12, 2013

 

bay laurel

Laurus Nobilis

Laurus nobilis is the botanical name for the European species of laurel.

September 19, 2013

 

bronze fennel

Feathery Fennel

I have used fennel as filler with all sorts of flowers and have come up with some really fun arrangements!

August 16, 2012

 

caraway

Caraway

Modern researchers have confirmed that caraway oil has a mild antispasmodic effect in addition to its culinary appeal.

June 21, 2012

 

mint julep

Potted Mint

Mint grows so well in the ground that it is difficult to grow just a little of it.

September 8, 2011

 

Portulaca

Tasty Portulaca

Often called moss rose, this succulent was first introduced from South America to European gardens in the early 1700’s.

June 3, 2010

 

nasturtium

Nasturtiums: A Peppery Nose Twister

The nasturtium (Tropaeolum minor) was first found growing in Mexico and Peru and introduced to England in 1574.

April 29, 2010

 

garlic chives

Garlic Chives’ Many Virtues Makes Them Worth The Bother

Chives are rampant self seeders, and if they are not dead headed they will produce far too many new plants.

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