A Desert Oasis with 4 Great Spicy Recipes

Phoenix chef Jeffrey Beeson beats the odds (and the heat) to create a diverse herb garden on the side of a steep cliff.

1. Rosemary 2. Pineapple guava 3. Mesquite 4. Artichokes 5. Marjoram 6. Garlic Chives 7. Thyme 8. Iris 9. Oregano 10. Chile 11. Dusty Miller 12. Lemon Balm 13. Wormwood 14. Cyperissus alternifolius 15. Society Garlic 16. Aloe 17. Mint 18. Lemon Thyme 19. Lantana 20. Tansy 21. Lemon Grass 22. Golden Sage 23. Feverfew 24. Blackberry 25. Citrus 26. Palo Verde 27. Grape 28. Fig Tree 29. Bay Tree 30. Fennel 31. Brussels sprouts 32. Cilantro 33. German Chamomile 34. Broccoli 35. Cauliflower 36. Fenugreek 37. Chervil 38. Italian Parsley 39. Cilantro 40. Lettuce Mix 41. Mustard Mix 42. Red Mustard 43. Chard 44. Tomatoes 45. Onions 46. Eggplants 47. Radicchio
Illustration by Gayle Ford