Herbal Travels: Loire Valley, France

The Lemon Verbena Lady describes her 20th wedding anniversary trip to the Loire Valley in France and shares her search for unusual herbs.

Herbal Travels: Chicago Botanic Garden

I wish you could experience the English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. Blooming wisteria drapes over rows of trellised classical columns and flowering fruit trees shimmer in the breeze.

Photo-Blog: Missouri Botanical Garden

Family vacations to natural botanical gardens offer just as much all-ages fun without the hassle of crowds or pollution common at most amusement parks. Visit one of the oldest and largest botanical institutions in the United States: The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. See photos here!