Herbs in the kitchen

If your spice cabinet or garden contains only a minimum of herbs, you are missing out on some of the delightful culinary experiences of life. Once you begin to use fresh herbs in your favourite recipes, you’ll never want go back to using just…

Our world of herbs

The unique, wonderfully fragrant aroma of food being prepared with aromatic herbs such as rosemary, oregano and thyme, are just some of those delicious memories that can be stored quietly at the back of our nasal sensory organs to be reminded about out when…

Grow a Medicinal Herb Garden for Your Chickens Box up an area accessible to your chickens and plant with:

Comfrey Wormwood Garlic Lemongrass Lemon mint Mint Echinacea Astralagus Melissa Nasturtium Nettle

Container herb combinations

French cuisine – sweet basil, summary savory, marjoram, sage, oregano, chives, thymes and chervil. Italian cuisine – sweet basil, thyme, rosemary, Italian parsley and oregano Mexican – Chillies, parsley, coriander, garlic chives and oregano and off course – ‘Don’t forget the Garlic‘

Container herb care

Herbs in containers should get at least 5 to 6 hours of sun per day as this will stimulate taste, health and resistance to pests and disease. Container herbs also require more water than their peers in in the garden as pots drain more…

Benefits of an organic herb garden

Benefits of an Organic Herb Garden “Herbs are one of the most beneficial groups of plants to have in the organic garden. Grown without pesticides and chemical fertilizers, organic herbs attract many beneficial insects, bees, birds and butterflies to the garden and vegetable plot…