Posts tagged herb

April 24, 2014

 

Wild ginger

Wild Ginger

Wild ginger is one of the best ground covers for deep shade.

September 6, 2012

 

anise

Anise

Anise is one of our most ancient herbs, dating to before the birth of Christ.

August 23, 2012

 

comfrey

Comfrey

Also known as knitbone, the name comfrey may come from the Latin word which means “knitting together” and refers to its use in healing fractures.

August 16, 2012

 

caraway

Caraway

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

August 9, 2012

 

american ginseng

American Ginseng

This is a plant that produces tiny greenish white flowers in June and July in an insignificant cluster. Bright red berries follow the flowers in late summer.

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.

January 19, 2012

 

Salvia farinacea

Sold On Salvia

There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.

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.

July 19, 2007

 

chicory flower

Chicory

Chicory is a weedy looking late herb, but when it blooms it transforms itself with scores of small sky blue daisy like flowers.

May 24, 2007

 

thyme garnish on chicken and pasta

Thyme

Thyme is an herb of the mint family well known for its culinary uses. However, there are about 350 other species of thyme, each uniquely beautiful.

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