Mother Earth Living

2009 Herb of the Year: Selecting the Herb of the Year

By Susan Belsinger
February/March 2009
Add to My MSN

Rob Cardillo


Content Tools

Related Content

The Heartbeat of a Planet

I just got this great email from a good friend of Natural Home & Garden, Debbie Hindman.

Business of Herbs

Annual meeting of International Herb Association offers information and support to herb professional...

Cooking with Bay Laurel: Rice Pudding with Bay

Sweet Bay is not just for slow-cooked, savory foods. Try it fresh in desserts and puddings for a spi...

The Noble Bay

The earliest known cookbook, by Apicius in first-century Rome, featured bay laurel as an important s...

Every year since 1995, the International Herb Association (IHA) has chosen an Herb of the Year to highlight. The IHA horticultural committee, with guidance from University of Illinois horticultural specialist Chuck Voigt, evaluates possible choices based on the herb being outstanding in at least two of the three major categories: medicinal, culinary or decorative. Other herb organizations throughout the country support the Herb of the Year selection and work together to educate the public about these herbs during the year.

Herbs of the Year: Past, Present and Future

• Fennel
• Monarda
• Thyme
• Mint
• Lavender
• Rosemary
• Sage
• Echinacea
• Basil
• Garlic
• Oregano & Marjoram
• Scented geraniums
• Lemon balm
• Calendula
• Bay laurel
• Dill
• Horseradish
• Rose
• Elderberry
• Artemisia
• Savory

Click here for the original article, 2009 Herb of the Year: Bay (Laurus Nobilis).







Post a comment below.

 


MY COMMUNITY
no image
valerykenery
8/29/2014 12:04:10 AM
no image
HarvestRight
8/21/2014 5:22:39 PM
no image
NatureHillsNursery
8/20/2014 10:03:07 AM
no image
NatureHillsNursery
8/20/2014 9:59:22 AM
no image
NatureHillsNursery
8/20/2014 9:30:07 AM
no image
melisastarr
8/19/2014 12:57:22 PM






Subscribe today and save 58%

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living!

Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $14.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $19.95.