An assortment of just-picked herbs
Share your harvest by making a Culinary Herb Bouquet.
Herbs are among the easiest plants to grow. They don’t need much care and take up very little space. These were grown in our Elevated Raised Bed, so they are at the perfect height for harvesting.
As I cut the plants, the scent from each herb [...]
A bouquet of culinary herbs that includes several types of sage and thyme, rosemary and lemon verbena.
At the end of the growing season, most plants in the garden start to look pretty tired and tattered. The herb garden, on the other hand, always seems to get more lovely. Maybe it’s the aromatic oils that keeps the foliage looking s [...]
I grow my own fruits and vegetables for all sorts of reasons. Growing food is fun, rewarding, saves money, and adds amazing taste and beauty into my life. And, for health concerns, I know exactly where my food came from and what went into producing it.
So how come I can’t have the right to know what’s in the food I buy in the [...]
No room for an herb garden? Th Multi-Pocket Grow Bag might change your mind! With 16 planting holes on the sides and a “rooftop” garden on top, we were able to fill this planter with a wide range of culinary herbs, including rosemary, basil, thyme, sage, parsley, oregano, chervil, fennel, tarragon and chives.
Herbs at home i [...]
A recycling trailer at the Missouri Botanical Garden, part of a pot- recycling program that uses collection trailers that can be pulled behind a pickup truck. Photo: Steve Cline
About a dozen garden shops in the St. Louis area participate in the program as satellite recycling centers, where customers can sort and drop off their plastic pots. [...]
We’ve designed some special racks that let you enjoy windowboxes without the windows. Our 2-Tier and 3-Tier Cascade Planters are made of sturdy, square-stock steel and have a handsome, flat-black finish.
Two, 3-Tier Cascade Planters placed back-to-back. Photo taken in early June before the plants began hiding the framework.
Freshly harvested plum tomatoes become more intensely flavored in my simple technique.
Although fresh tomatoes are available year-round, I enjoy them most during the summer, especially from my own garden or a farmer’s market.
A farmer here in Vermont once told me to eat one of her just-picked heirloom tomatoes with only a sprinkling of [...]
The My Greens Light Garden has four growing trays, so you can ensure a continued flow of fresh greens by planting a new batch of seeds every couple of weeks. After harvest, wash and replant empty trays.
Winter is a difficult time for me because there are long periods when I can’t get out into the soil. Spring is still on the far horizo [...]