Herbs

Why You Should Grow These Veggies and Herbs in the Shade

Most vegetables need plenty of sun to flourish. Corn, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, beans and peas are sun lovers, and you need to grow...

Grow These Herbs to Reduce Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common condition where the heart pumps blood with extra force. This puts the arteries under heavy load...

How to Grow and Use This Delicious Natural Sugar Substitute

Unlike other sugar alternatives such as honey, maple syrup, and molasses, stevia is not metabolized by the body and has absolutely zero calories. This...

3 No Fail Herbs to Grow from Seed

Herbs are an essential addition to any garden and are an excellent ways for the beginner gardener to get their feet wet. They are...

Everything You Need to Know About Growing Marjoram

Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is a milder and sweeter cousin of the popular pizza seasoning oregano, but not as well known. It’s usually referred to...

Tips for Growing the Tastiest Microgreens Indoors

Microgreens are one food anyone can grow with minimum space, minimum effort, and a minimum investment of time and money. They are tasty and...

How to Create the Perfect Tea Garden

Tea is up there at the top of the list of favorite beverages, and for a good reason. It comes in so many different...

This Plant Does More Than Keep Mosquitoes Away

Lemon balm is often grown in gardens to fight the mosquito menace. The active mosquito-repellant component is citronellal, which gives the herb its pleasant...

Grow Your Own Hand Rescue Salve

Gardening and health are intrinsically linked. You grow your own fruits and vegetables, so you begin to eat more whole, fresh food. You have...

3 Plants that Bust Inflammation and How to Grow Them

Inflammation is your body’s natural protective response to an injury or illness and can help speed up healing and encourage your body to repair...