Herbs

Herbs can be so quick and easy to grow. They are a great choice for any garden – even the one on your kitchen windowsill!

You’ll find all our posts about herbs here in this category, including:

  • Basil
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Thyme

And more! We’ll share tips on saving seeds from herbs, growing herbs indoors, and even companion planting tips. Happy Gardening!

Calendula Seeds | Harvesting Calendula Seeds – 8 Steps
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Calendula Seeds | Harvesting Calendula Seeds – 8 Steps

For the first time, this year we planted calendula in the garden. We picked a flower here or there but mostly enjoyed the sunny yellow blooms amid our strawberry plants. Finding ripe calendula seeds ready to harvest recently was an exciting moment! Harvesting calendula seeds in the garden is an easy activity for gardeners of…

9 Oregano Substitute Ideas | Finding a Sub for Oregano

9 Oregano Substitute Ideas | Finding a Sub for Oregano

Finding an oregano substitute may seem tricky at times, but it’s far from impossible! For me, the fragrance of oregano always conjures cravings for a delicious, hot and cheesy pizza, piled high with pepperoni. That’s where I’d likely begin! The scientific name for oregano is Origanum vulgare. Oregano also carries the nickname wild marjoram as…

Basil Care: Growing Basil Seed to Harvest (and Seed Saving)
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Basil Care: Growing Basil Seed to Harvest (and Seed Saving)

Growing basil is something every gardener should experience. In the herb world, basil’s reputation precedes itself. It’s touted as an herb that’s easy to grow and generally very happy in the garden. Basil care is easy enough for kids! Moreover, this fine culinary companion boasts an aroma that awakens the garden with visions of pizza…