We’ll share herb growing tips, cooking tips and other inspiration!
You purchased your basil…now what?!
Your herbs are looking plump and fantastic and it’s now time to harvest. Cut your herbs the right way to get the best possible product.
By using companion planting, many gardeners find that they can discourage harmful pests without losing the beneficial allies. There are many varieties of herbs, flowers, etc. that can be used for companion plants.
Ok…so every season I hear the same old complaint! “My mint took over my whole garden”…or “I grew mint once and now I can’t get rid of it”. Enough with the complaining about Mint! I find either you love it or hate it!
The 100 mile challenge is exactly what it sounds like: you challenge yourself to eat only foods grown, produced and sold within 100 miles of your home. Anywhere from a week to a year… the length of the challenge is up to you.
Borage is not just attractive with its star-shaped blue flowers, it also tastes good and makes a gorgeous garnish. More importantly, it is very useful as a friend for your tomatoes!
How can I store my fresh herbs from the grocery store?
Rosemary is a wonderful herb and is delicious with chicken, pork, and beef! Just cut off a sprig and remove the leaves from the stem, chop up finely and season your meat.
Basil is a very cold sensitive herb and should be planted after the last chance of frost. If the weather is too cold and wet, your basil will not do well.