Herbs have many uses, for improving the taste of many meals and foods, in medicine, for decoration, and even for landscaping.
If You like gardening and even if You already have berries or some other plants, combine them with decorative herbs and give a new touch to your backyard garden.
If You like growing herbs, we are sure that You will find something for You in our Herb Garden.
Here is a list of some of the most popular herb plants:
Red Creeping Thyme is a versatile and hardy perennial herb that adds both beauty and utility to any garden.
Renowned for its vibrant red blossoms, fragrant foliage, and low-growing habit, this plant is not only a visual delight but also an aromatic treasure.
Its dense mat-forming growth makes it an excellent ground cover, capable of enduring light foot traffic, and its drought-resistant nature suits various climates.
Published: November 16, 2023.
Lavender, scientifically known as Lavandula, is a beloved herb renowned for its aromatic fragrance, stunning purple flowers, and myriad uses in cosmetics, culinary arts, and medicine. Native to the Mediterranean region, lavender has found its way into gardens and homes across the world due to its resilience and versatility.
To ensure a flourishing lavender plant, one must occasionally consider transplantation to provide the herb with a fresh environment or to propagate the garden further.
Published: October 20, 2023.
Rosemary is an evergreen, fragrant, and delicious herb, and its botanical name is Rosmarinus officinalis. It’s native to the Mediterranean and is used in cooking, for making body perfumes, and for its health benefits as well.
This perennial (completes its lifecycle in 3 or more years) herb occurs in the USDA Hardiness Zones 8 and warmer. It can also be grown as an annual (completes its lifecycle in 1 year). It can be planted in the garden and, depending upon the variety, can become up to 4 to 6 feet in height and can spread up to 4 feet wide. Anyone would wish to grow this pretty-looking, sweet-scented, and useful herb.
Updated: October 11, 2023.
Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a popular and versatile herb that is commonly used in various culinary dishes, teas, and as an essential oil.
This perennial plant, belonging to the mint family, has been cherished for centuries not only for its aromatic flavor but also for its medicinal properties.
Published: April 19, 2023.
Growing potted herbs indoors is a great way to continue gardening during winter or when you don’t have outdoor growing space. One indoor herb that’s particularly easy to grow is thyme. But what are the specific growing needs of this plant, and how do you even get started?
To grow thyme indoors, you need a small, well-draining pot with porous soil, slightly alkaline conditions, and basic fertilization.
Published: January 2, 2023.
Growing lavender in a home garden has several benefits. Lavender is a perennial bushy plant native to the Mediterranean and is beautiful to look at with its upright spikes of flowers that have a rich purple (or lavender) color; its green to gray foliage looks fresh all through the year.
Thus, it can be grown on the edges, fences, borders, informal hedges, or anywhere in the garden to add beauty. Not only lavender has a stunning color and beauty, but it also has an enchanting fragrance.
Published: October 18, 2022.