Category Archives for Herbs

How to Grow Bay

The sweet bay, or bay laurel, is grown for its aromatic leaves, which are used to flavour fish dishes, soups and sauces. Although native to countries around the Mediterranean, the bay survives as a hardy shrub in all but the … Continue reading

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How to Grow Basil

Basil, an annual herb, is used to give a clove-like flavour to soups, sauces and salads. The chopped leaves go particularly well with tomatoes. The herb is related to balm, and in common with other plants in this family it … Continue reading

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Growing Lemon Balm: Melissa Officinalis

The lemon-scented balm, a hardy perennial, has been credited with eating stomach ailments, improving the memory, healing wounds, and own of being a source of everlasting Nowadays, however, it is generally grown for the more realistic purpose of flavouring salads, … Continue reading

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How to Grow Angelica

This flowering herb makes an imposing display at the back of a herb garden or flower bed, especially if it reaches its full height of 7-10 ft (2.1-3m). The plant has always been surrounded by superstition and credited with having … Continue reading

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How and Where to Grow Herbs

Herbs are so useful in the kitchen that they merit a part of the garden to themselves — ideally, a sunny position near the kitchen door where they can be picked without bother. This is not always possible, but herbs … Continue reading

04. June 2011 by admin
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