Grey French Lavender No list of grey-foliaged plants would be complete without the inclusion of lavenders, most of which have varying degrees of grey-hued leaves. The narrow, toothed leaves of this specific selection are attractive in their own right and make for a top class foliage plant. Add to that their strong aromatic properties and […]
Many food gardeners have mixed feelings about the December holiday season.
Cumin Cuminum cyminum by Margaret Roberts Cumin is a true exotic, a flavour-filled treasure! It has played a vital role as both food and medicine and its journey across the world is utterly fascinating. Cuminum cyminum is native to Egypt and the eastern Mediterranean areas, but its exquisite flavour made it an integral spice in […]
Borage This annual herb is equally at home in the herb, veggie or cottage-style garden. The plant forms a basal platform of large, rough, hairy leaves from which many flower stems up to 60cm tall emerge, carrying cymes of starry, five-petalled flowers. The individual flowers are clear, sky-blue with a white and black centre. The […]