Category Archives: Herbs

Pond Algae

It was 70* today and I had the best time in the yard.  Spent the day prepping this area to be my new herb garden.  It’s a large area all around this pond and very fertile.  I had some herbs … Continue reading

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I love my Roman Chamomile!

Chamomile is a common term that is most frequently used for two distinct plants, Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile. Both are collected and used medicinally and for the famous cup of relaxing Chamomile tea. Both have bright, sunny, daisy-like flowers … Continue reading

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Lemongrass

Thanks to Ellen Berry for this great site, Dave’s Garden.  I am going to try some lemongrass! ** Update ** My sister bought some lemongrass for me.  I understand that it will die in our winters so I’ll be bringing … Continue reading

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Bought some herbs…

Bought some herb and vegetable plants.  They’re sitting in the windowsill waiting to be planted.  Hence my next question.. When do I plant? Broccoli: Full sun.  18″ apart.  65-75 days.  Takes 6-8 weeks/summer – 5-6 weeks/fall to mature.  Best time … Continue reading

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Herbs I’m Planting

till the soil 12″-24″ deep mix in 6″ layer of compost or sphagnum peat moss to top 12″ add a little perlite to improve drainage a little organic fertilizer helps ph = 6-7 1/2 water herbs at the ground. they … Continue reading

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