Herb Garden - Page 2 of 12

  • How-To

    Herbal Teas, From Garden to Teacup

    My first experience with herbal tea was an attempt to locate herbs for an allegedly healthful tea an herbalist friend had prescribed. It was about 20 years ago, and the…

  • Article

    Heat Lovers

    Today’s garden photos come from our friend Cherry Ong. She writes, "A lot of my gardening friends are pining for summer so I thought I would share photos of a…

  • Plant Guide

    The Princess™ Spanish lavender

    Lavandula stoechas 'IBPR901-2'

    This Spanish lavender features the most intense pink blossoms in the species

  • Article

    The Burren Perfumery Garden

    Here's one last garden for you to see from my recent trip to Ireland, the Burren Perfumery. It is a unique and lovely place to visit with its shop full…

  • Design

    An Herb Garden in Three Parts

    A trio of gardens with different designs and different uses blends into a harmonious whole

  • Create your own hypertufa trough, you'll need peat moss, perlite, and Portland cement to create a unique planter.

    Make a Hypertufa Trough

    Molded concrete containers can be made in nearly any shape and size you want

  • Plant Guide

    ‘Berggarten’ sage

    Salvia officinalis ‘Berggarten’

    Cooks and gardeners alike are indebted to this evergreen perennial for the unique, pungent flavor and aroma that its gray-green leaves produce.

  • Plant Guide

    Compact wall germander

    Teucrium chamaedrys var. compactum

    This compact, evergreen subshrub has glossy, dark green leaves and grows to only 5 inches tall and 16 inches wide.

  • Plant Guide

    ‘Pesto Perpetuo’ basil

    Ocimum × citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo'

    'Pesto Perpetuo' basil not only produces copious amounts of leaves for cooking but also is easy on the eye.

  • Plant Guide

    Saffron crocus

    Crocus sativus

    The saffron crocus blooms in the autumn, producing 1 to 5 rich lilac flowers with dark purple veins, held wide open above inconspicuous foliage.