Herbs

How to Grow Chamomile: 5 Tips for Growing Chamomile

Chamomile’s daisy-like flowers are a beautiful and practical addition to your garden. Roman and German chamomile are two common types of this popular herb. Learn differences between the two types and how to grow chamomile with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to […] Read more…

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How to Grow Violas: 5 Tips for Growing Violas

How to Grow Violas: 5 Tips for Growing Violas

One of my earliest gardening memories is planting violas with my grandma in her flower garden in early spring. The name viola is a common name for the flower family “Violaceae”, which includes Johnny jump-up, pansies, violas, violets, and many others.  These cheerful, edible, cool-season flowers are easy to grow and a delight in the garden. […] Read more…

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How to Grow Borage: 5 Tips for Growing Borage

Borage is a quick-growing herb that is easy to add to your garden. Pollinators love this annual herb with beautiful blue flowers. Borage leaves and flowers have a mild cucumber flavor and are a tasty addition to drinks, salads, and more. Learn how to grow borage outside and in containers with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: […] Read more…

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How to Grow Mint: 5 Tips for Growing Mint

How to Grow Mint: 5 Tips for Growing Mint

Rub a few mint leaves between your fingers and smell; you can’t help but smile. It smells so good. Mint is an easy-to-grow, hardy, perennial herb grown for its leaves. Learn how to grow mint outside, inside, and in containers with these 5 tips. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 […] Read more…

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How to grow calendula

How to Grow Calendula: 5 Tips for Growing Calendula

Easy-to-grow calendula flowers greet the morning by blooming, and then close again each night. Calendula is a cool-loving flower used in salves and teas with many health benefits. Learn how to grow calendula with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to Grow Calendula […] Read more…

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How to Grow Parsley: Outside, Inside and in Containers

How to Grow Parsley: 5 Tips for Growing Parsley

Fresh parsley is full of flavor and vitamins. The rich green leaves add beauty and good taste to the garden. Learn how to grow parsley outside, inside, and in containers with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to Grow Parsley 1. Plant parsley at […] Read more…

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How to Grow Dill: Outside, Inside and in Containers

How to Grow Dill: 5 Tips for Growing Dill

Dill is one of my favorite herbs fresh from the garden. It’s so easy to snip a few leaves and add fresh dill flavor to dips, sauces, fish, and roasted vegetables. Dill is simple to grow and the flavor of fresh dill is reason enough to add this herb to your garden.  Learn how to […] Read more…

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How to Grow Cilantro: Outside, Inside and in Containers

How to Grow Cilantro: 5 Tips for Growing Cilantro

Cilantro”s distinctive taste is a family favorite. Many Latin American and Asian foods would not taste the same without the citrusy-flavor of cilantro. Luckily it’s simple to learn how to grow cilantro in the garden.  Cilantro is a cool-season annual herb grown for its leaves and seeds (coriander). Learn how to grow cilantro outside, inside, and […] Read more…

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How to Grow Rosemary: 5 Tips for Growing Rosemary

How to Grow Rosemary: 5 Tips for Growing Rosemary

Add rosemary to your herb garden, kitchen garden, or rock garden. Rosemary is simple to grow, beautiful, and a flavorful addition in the kitchen. This hardy herb tolerates drought and tough conditions too. Read this article for information on how to grow rosemary, and tips for harvesting and using rosemary. There are plenty of tips […] Read more…

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How to grow thyme - tips for growing thyme

How to Grow Thyme: 5 Tips for Growing Thyme

Thyme is my favorite herb. I love the flavor it adds to soups, roasts, potatoes, veggies, and just about any savory dish. Thyme grows well year-round in the low desert of Arizona. I often head out to the garden to harvest a handful of stems. Bees love thyme as well and are drawn to the […] Read more…

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