I never could have imagined a few months ago, before I started working for The Herb Companion, that I would be contemplating planting my own herb garden.
Whether you want it for tea or some other project, handling stinging nettle during harvesting does not have to be painful.
For anyone who attempts to start their own homestead, there will be hurdles to overcome. Keep these five simple tips in mind when it comes to growing your own food, raising livestock and transitioning to a more sustainable lifestyle.
In the summer of 2008, one guest blogger started reading Rosemary’s Sampler, an herb blog by two of her two favorite sisters from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and was inspired to start writing her own blog: Lemon Verbena Lady’s Herb Garden.
Fond memories of an anniversary trip to France and the beautiful Chateau de Villandry inspires the Lemon Verbena Lady to advocate kitchen gardens. Not only do they attract beautiful insects but they also spice up your summer meals.
Tea has a whole library of health benefits. But did you realize it can be essential in a clean home? Read about the battle of tea v. dirt and your best plan of attack.
Fall is the best time to replant herbs if you're in an area with moderate winter temperatures. Our guest blogger in Texas shares which herbs she planted this fall, including her newest addition Moujean tea (Nashia inaguensis), a lovely, fragrant shrubby herb.
Need a last-minute gift? Pick up one of these eco-friendly gifts for everyone on your list.
If you’re an herbie, then chances are you love tea. But did you know that your herbs also enjoy tea? Discover the benefits of compost tea and learn how to use it in your garden.
The Lemon Verbena Lady shares more about her experience at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a popular flower show in the United Kingdom. Here she discusses which of the Chelsea Flower Show gardens were her favorites.
The path to a sustainable New York City will involve covering much of the urban space with food farms and gardens.
Lemon Verbena Lady is anxious to get planting new herbs in her herb garden. She explores the wonderful world of herb plant catalogs both in print and online in three installments because there is just so much herbal information to pass along!