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Round Robin: Backyard Beauties

By Elisabeth Sheldon

Now, in the quieter days of August, I can think back on the hectic days of spring. It rained and snowed so continuously through March and April that we were unable to get out in the garden until well along in May.

Round Robin: Glad to Be Here

By Andy Van Hevelingen

The annual conference of the International Herb Growers and Marketers Association (IHGMA) was held in Washington State in July, and it gave me the opportunity to compare notes with fellow herb growers from across the nation.

Looking Back: A visit with founder Linda Ligon

By Allison Martin

A quick Q&A with The Herb Companion's founder, Linda Ligon.

Herb Companion Essay Contest

By Allison Martin

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Herb Companion, we invite you to enter our essay contest. Winners will receive prizes with a total value of up to $750!


Product Spot: Herbal Comforts

By The Herb Companion staff

The Herb Companion chooses six of their favorite and most luxurious products.

Herb Review: John and Kira’s Chocolates

By Jessica Sain-Baird

 The Herb Companion reviews three gourmet chocolate products. You can thank us later.

Reference Lists


Reference lists for August/September 2008 articles.

Fresh Clips: Chia Pet Returns

By Steven Foster

The Chia Pet® appears to be making a comeback, this time in its more traditional form—as a food.