Ranunculus flowers are one of the most beautiful flowers around. In my opinion they rival roses, peonies, and tulips. These multi-layered, ruffled flowers are lovely… Read More »Growing Ranunculus Flowers – It’s Easy!
Yes, garlic is a vegetable, not an herb or spice. It is commonly used in a variety of dishes throughout the world. In addition to… Read More »How to Grow Garlic in a Pot – The Healthy Vegetable
If you grew up in an Italian family like I did, garlic was always around. It could be found, waiting to be cooked, hanging in… Read More »How to Grow Garlic From Bulbs – A Versatile Herb?
Have you ever been lucky enough to have walked in a woodland area in late February or early March and noticed mounds of beautiful low… Read More »Planting Primroses Outdoors – An Early Riser
You’ve seen them everywhere; coneflowers, larkspur, peonies, columbine, hardy mums, oriental poppies and most wild flowers and some weeds. What do they have in common?… Read More »What is a Herbaceous Perennial – How to Care for Them
One staple of Asian culinary dishes is ginger. It is widely used in southeast Asia in countries such as China, South Vietnam, South Korea, India,… Read More »How to Grow Ginger Root – An International Herb
You have this lovely area in your backyard and you want to plant a garden. You’ve been exploring various flowers and shrubs that pique your… Read More »What Is A Rhizome? Is It a Root, Stem, Leaf?
Nothing is a more sure sign that spring is just around the corner than observing snowdrops in the snow or tiny yellow and purple crocuses… Read More »Early Spring Blooming Perennials – 8 Early Risers
Mint, from the Mentha genus, is an easy plant to grow both outdoors in the garden and indoors in pots. It is a fast growing… Read More »Different Types of Mint – How to Grow Them in A Garden
Mint originated in the Mediterranean region. It gradually spread to England and then America. It is now grown throughout Eurasia, Australia, North America, and southern… Read More »How to Grow Mint Indoors – A Versatile Herb