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    Plants That the Herbivores Will Avoid in the Southern Plains

    Fionuala Campion says in her article, Dazzling Deer-Resistant Perennials, "Though very graceful and delightful to behold in their native habitat, deer are a voracious force to reckon with in many…

  • Design

    Making a Garden for Pet Turtles

    Melissa McClelland sent in some beautiful photos of her garden recently, which we shared on the GPOD, and then she mentioned in passing that she had a special section of…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The Dos and Don’ts of Growing Herbs Inside

    I can think of a lot of reasons to grow herbs in your home. When the ground is frozen and you haven’t harvested anything in months, that’s when you desperately…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Unique Varieties of Common Herbs

    Ask most gardeners what their gateway plant was and I bet they’ll say it was something edible. There’s something about growing your own food that brings newbies over to the…

  • Article

    Za’atar, a renowned herb blend, and events inspired by it.

    There are many recipes for the herb blend of Za'atar and many names for it, depending upon what country you are in. The confusion really begins when the plant known…

  • Article

    Za’atar: An Exotic Herb Blend

    Try the recipe below and sprinkle it in or on everything from pita bread to steamed or grilled vegetables, grains, legumes or beans, chicken or fish, eggs, salads, soups and…

  • Article

    Summer Greek Salad

    Having just recently spent a few weeks in July on the isle of Syros, I found out what a true Greek salad is. This salad is placed on the table…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Learn the Basics of Growing Outstanding Oregano and Marjoram

    Delightful myths and lovely uses surround sweet marjoram, while herbal remedies and hearty dishes are associated with oregano, its close cousin.