Recently I noticed I began to use cilantro at unprecedented levels in my cooking and had decided to look cilantro up on the web, even though I only recently started to cook and use it in my cooking and garden […]

Benefits of growing in Mediterranean climate Garden Sage, or Salvia officinalis, to use its botanical name, is one of about 1,000 species of sage. Many are both fragrant and ornamental, and so of immense value as garden plants, but in […]

Savory: an herb so bold and peppery in its flavour that since the time of the Saxons it has come to denote not only the herb itself, but also a whole segment of cooking. It is synonymous with tasty and […]

Long a favourite of French chefs, the herb Artemisia dracunculus, known as French tarragon (estragon) or dragon herb is an essential ingredient in Béarnaise sauce, tarragon vinegar, and certain Dijon mustards. A perennial herb, tarragon grows 2 – 4 feet […]

With the future threatened by global warming looming in the air, there is no time better than the present for growing thyme. Gardeners replenish valuable nutrients back into the earth to help save the planet. Gardening has been, ‘going green’ […]