Herb Garden

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.

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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:

How to Grow Bay Laurel Tree (Laurus Nobilis)

bay laurel mThe Bay Laurel Tree, scientifically known as Laurus nobilis, is a versatile and aromatic evergreen native to the Mediterranean region. Renowned for its glossy, deep green leaves, the tree can grow up to 10 to 18 meters tall in its natural habitat.

Bay Laurel is not just celebrated for its culinary use - where its leaves are a staple in various dishes - but also for its historical significance. In ancient times, Bay Laurel was a symbol of wisdom and glory, often used to craft laurel wreaths that crowned the heads of victorious athletes and esteemed poets in Greece and Rome.

Published: July 3, 2024.

How to Grow Parsley

parsley mParsley, scientifically known as 'Petroselinum crispum', is a versatile herb prominently featured in culinary traditions worldwide. Originating from the central Mediterranean region, parsley has become a staple in many dishes, offering a fresh, vibrant flavor that enhances the taste of everything from soups and sauces to salads and garnishes.

Beyond its culinary appeal, parsley is also valued for its rich content of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin K, and iron, making it a nutritious addition to any meal.

Published: June 20, 2024.

How to Grow and Care For Dill

dill mDill, known scientifically as 'Anethum graveolens', is a fragrant herb that enhances the flavor profile of numerous dishes, ranging from soups and salads to pickles and fish recipes.

This annual plant, characterized by its wispy, fern-like leaves and distinctive aroma, originates from Eastern Europe and is now cultivated globally for both its culinary and medicinal properties.

Published: June 12, 2024.

How to Grow, Harvest, and Dry Basil

how to grow basil mBasil, a fragrant herb revered in many cultures worldwide, is not only cherished for its aromatic presence in the culinary world but also for its versatility in various dishes.

Belonging to the mint family, this leafy green can transform a simple meal into a vibrant, flavorful experience. Basil is particularly celebrated for its role in Italian and Southeast Asian cuisines, where it adds a fresh, peppery essence to everything from pasta to pho.

Published: June 11, 2024.

How to Grow Fennel

fennel 1mFennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a versatile plant that has been cherished for centuries across various cultures. This aromatic herb belongs to the Apiaceae family, sharing its lineage with carrots, celery, and parsley.

Fennel is notable for its unique flavor profile, which includes hints of anise and licorice, making it a popular ingredient in both culinary and medicinal contexts.

Published: April 29, 2024.

How To Grow Red Creeping Thyme

red creeping thyme mRed 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.

How To Transplant Lavender Plant

lavender mLavender, 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.

How to Grow Rosemary

rosemary mRosemary 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.

How To Grow Sage

sage mSage (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.

How To Grow Thyme Indoors?

thyme mGrowing 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.

How to Grow Lavender

lavender mGrowing 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.