Herb Gardening

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potted herbs with scissors on a table
How to Grow Herbs Indoors

Raise a fresh, convenient cooking garden in your kitchen.

mustard blossom and seeds
How to Grow and Harvest Mustard from Seed to Sauce

This lovely plant grows one of the healthiest condiments.

A row of potted herbs in front of a window.
Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

Here are 5 of the easiest and most commonly used herbs to grow indoors.

Close Up Fresh Dill
How to Harvest Dill Weed

Harvest the dill weed from your garden in three easy steps.

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The Humble Onion

Onion is frequently used in almost every cuisine of the world and is a most essential herb.

Caprese salad: mozzarella, tomatoes and basil.
The Beauty of Basil

Plant it, grow it, decorate with it, eat it.

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Lemon Balm, Herb of Success

The fragrance of lemon balm has enticed people for at least 2,000 years.

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Marjoram, Herb of Love

Long ago, the ancients placed a lot of importance on herbs and their uses.

Sage and thyme
Making an Herb Garden

Herb gardens add flavor to your kitchen and old-fashioned remedies to your medicine chest.

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Hyssop, King of Herbs

Little is heard about the use of hyssop in the kitchen, but as a medicinal herb, it has a long history.

A woman extracts essential oil from a flower.
Gardening with Healing Plants

Gardens are bountiful in many ways, but a healing garden is a cultivation of healthful resources.

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Horseradish, Best For Condiments

Horseradish is the "spicy" condiment that is used with beef dishes.

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Chamomile, Herb of Healing

No compendium of herbs would be complete without the mention of chamomile.

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Chervil, The Herb of New Life

For thousands of years, the young green leaves of chervil have been used as a tonic.

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Coriander, a Surprising Herb

One of the most surprising herbs known today is coriander.

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An Introduction to Herbs

Every since the beginning of civilization, man has used what was available to him.

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All About Fennel

Fennel is a culinary herb that has been used throughout history in fish and meat dishes.

lemon balm and a jar of essential oil
How to Plant and Grow Lemon Balm

As a variety of mint, it's prolific and flavorful.

Sage plant
How to Harvest and Store Sage

Sage is easy to grow and rewarding to harvest.

A healthy green mint plant growing in a small planter.
Mint Garden

Cultivate, control, and harvest this fragrant and delicious herb.

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Cinnamon And Its Uses

Cinnamon has a long history, going back thousands of years when Egyptians used it in their embalming.

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Angelica, the "Angel of Herbs"

Angelica reportedly has healing powers, and is used in herbal medicine for a variety of ailments.

Lemon Verbena, a Lovely Aromatic
Lemon Verbena, A Lovely Aromatic

Learn how to grow Lemon verbena, the cosmetic and aromatic herb.

Herb Gardening in the Shade

Shade tolerant herbs are perfect for the garden with limited sunlight.

Various fresh herbs hanging up to dry.
Growing and Storing Herbs in Winter

Get the flavor of your garden all year long.

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Borage

Borage, long known for its medicinal uses and culinary capabilities, is an herb rich in history.

Harvesting rosemary.
Rosemary, Herb of Love

Use it for a hot soak in the tub, or in your favorite soup.

Bundles of white sage
Planting and Harvesting White Sage

White sage is a desert plant found in Southern California.

Wild thyme in a rock garden.
Thyme, the Herb of Courage

Good for your eggs, your feet, and your garden.

dandelion salad with cucumbers
5 Surprising Uses for Dandelions

These valuable herbs are commonly mistaken for weeds.

leaves of lemon balm
How to Harvest and Store Lemon Balm

Lemon balm grows like mint, but has different uses.

freshly harvested dill weed
3 Tips for Storing Fresh Dill

How to keep your fresh dill lasting and flavorful

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Parsley Pruning Tips

Pruning always goes far in improving the productivity and beauty of your parsley plants. Check out these tips to make the job easy.

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Tips for Transplanting Parsley

Parsley is an herb that is used on many different dishes. This slow growing plant loves the sun and is

Purple sage.
Purple Sage: Planting and Care Instructions

How you can plant purple sage, an evergreen shrub that makes beautiful flowers throughout the year.

A sage plant.
Sage, Herb of Immortality

Sage is a staple in most kitchens.

Dill, the Pickling Herb
Dill, the Pickling Spice

Dill is an important addition to any vegetable garden.

Parsley on a cutting board.
Parsley 101

Parsley was revered by ancient Greeks.

a bundle of savory
Savory, the Herb of Love

Savory has been used in cooking and as a medicinal herb for more than 2,000 years.

A garden with a small, yellow sign reading "sage".
6 Different Types of Sage

Although you made have heard of using sage in the kitchen, there are many other types to grow in your garden for other reasons.

Creating An Herb Garden For Medicinal Purposes

Creating your own herb garden can be a fun and family-oriented hobby that lasts for years.

A bright green sprig of mint.
All About Mint

Mint is the herb of hospitality.

Fresh and dried sage leaves lay on a cutting board.
How to Dry Sage Leaves

Aromatic sage actually becomes more flavorful after drying. Follow these tips for drying your own.