Cilantro is a popular aromatic herb due to i…

Cilantro is a popular aromatic herb due to its fresh and bright taste. But cilantro is so much more than a versatile culinary herb. Cilantro is loaded with beneficial phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

The word “chamomile” comes from the Greek wo…

The word “chamomile” comes from the Greek words for “earth apple,” referring to its pleasant scent reminiscent of apples. Though an ancient plant, Roman Chamomile received its name from a 19th century English botanist who discovered it growing wild in the Colosseum. Chamomile is easy to start indoors and it’s one of the most beneficial herbs for our health and our gardens. This aromatic herb has a long history of medicinal use dating back to ancient Egypt. In addition to acting as a natural sedative, chamomile possesses antibacterial, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic, and antiviral properties.

Growing cilantro adds a lot of healthy, fres…

Growing cilantro adds a lot of healthy, fresh flavour to your kitchen. As freshly chopped cilantro is an excellent source of potassium, which explains why growing your own is far better than buying it from the spice rack, and because the only place you can find green coriander seed is in a garden. So give it a try today and grow it in your garden!

Borage (Borage officinalis),  is a Mediterrane…

Borage (Borage officinalis),  is a Mediterranean annual herb that is very easy to grow. It has hairy leaves and stems with a 5 pointed blue flower. It is an annual plant and is so proficient in self-seeding, once a borage plant has established itself in your garden, you will likely never have to reseed again. Its culinary uses are numerous. The flowers, stems and leaves are all edible. The leaves can be used as a salad green and the flowers as edible decorations.

(via How to Grow Borage – AROMATIC HERBS GROWING)

Grow Borage as it is useful as a bee attract…

Grow Borage as it is useful as a bee attractant and pest repellant in the garden!
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How To Plant Hollyhock

How To Plant Hollyhock:

If you are a fan of English cottage gardens than you probably know about Hollyhocks. These are my tips on growing this pretty flower!

Fresh beetroot from the garden is far superior…

Fresh beetroot from the garden is far superior in flavour than their store-bought counterparts. Beetroot are easy to grow from seed and you don’t need much space in your garden to grow them and enjoy all their health benefits.




Hollyhocks have been grown in the garden for hundreds of years from flower seed. Their tall spikes of lovely crepe-textured flowers making a fine display in summer.

I usually like to start my tomato seeds in a b…

I usually like to start my tomato seeds in a big pot and divide later. Tomato seedlings are ready to be transplanted when they have their first set of true leaves or at least 2 sets of leaves. Depending on the variety, they can be 2-4 inches tall at this stage.Transplanting helps the tomato seedlings build a stronger root system which makes for healthier strong plants in the garden!

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