Herb Gardens

Holy Basil – The Incomparable One

Holy Basil – The Incomparable One

Holy basil is a native plant in India and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 3000 years. Known as Tulsi in Hindi, which means “The incomparable one,” holy basil is also called “The Queen of Herbs” and “Mother Medicine of Nature.” It is considered sacred in...

Hyssop – The Herb of the Ages

Hyssop – The Herb of the Ages

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is one of the most well-known herbs, and it has been an apothecary and culinary staple since classical antiquity. A native plant growing in the Mediterranean and western Asia, hyssop is grown for its purplish-blue flowers as well as its...

Growing White Sage

Growing White Sage

White sage (salvia apiana) has been used for centuries by Native Americans for medicinal and ceremonial purposes. This shrubby desert native produces silver leaves that grow in a rosette arrangement on straight stalks. Young leaves start out green and turn white as...

Ball’s Orange Calendula – First Aid Remedy and Garden Delight

Ball’s Orange Calendula – First Aid Remedy and Garden Delight

Calendula officinalis is a beautiful annual flower. It is one of the easiest flowers to grow from seed, and the bright orange blossoms of the Ball’s Orange variety will light up your garden.  Is Calendula a flower or an herb? Calendula is both a beautiful annual...

The Common But Ever Popular German Chamomile

The Common But Ever Popular German Chamomile

The most common herbal tea in the world is Chamomile. Used for centuries by ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, chamomile is now enjoyed worldwide and deserves a spot in every home garden. German chamomile has lovely small, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers and...

Lavender – A Fragrant Welcome

Lavender – A Fragrant Welcome

The unmistakable aroma of lavender makes it a sought-after herb for many home gardeners. With spikes of purple flowers, lavender is a beautiful addition to borders and perennial gardens. Not only is this perennial herb easy to grow and maintain, but it also entices...

How to Get Started Growing Lavender – Lavender Garden Kit

How to Get Started Growing Lavender – Lavender Garden Kit

The possibilities are endless when you have fresh Lavender readily available to make into lavender oil, put in your teas, add to your dinner delicacies, craft into lovely dried arrangements, or simply love the purple flowers that you'll see throughout your garden. ...

Sweet Basil Growing – Genovese Basil Garden Kit

Sweet Basil Growing – Genovese Basil Garden Kit

If Basil is a mainstay in your home, you dream about having fresh, ready-to-use Basil at your fingertips on the regular.  Our Basil Garden Kit gives you the opportunity to grow multiple basil plants to keep up with your basil needs. One plant most likely will not keep...

Quick and Fresh Herbal Tea

Quick and Fresh Herbal Tea

From Planting to Drying - You Can Make Delicious Herbal Tea Making herbal tea from your own garden is so simple that you may find yourself enjoying a freshly steeped cup of tea every day. Can I dry my own herbs to make tea? Absolutely. Can I make herbal tea from fresh...

How to prune basil

How to prune basil

Growing basil in your garden or on your patio is a cinch. It’s a great way to add some fresh flavor to your table without a lot of work or investment. Considering the price of store-bought basil, it’s a no-brainer in terms of making your garden work for you. A...