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Oregano

April 2, 2020 9:41 am Published by

Oregano is a flavourful herb that is used extensively in Mediterranean cuisine, especially Italian and Greek food.  Why grow it?Read More...

Sage

February 5, 2018 10:36 am Published by

Sage Winter is generally a difficult time for growing herbs, but one herb that is certainly worth nursing through thisRead More...

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Noble Bay

January 29, 2018 11:53 am Published by

Bay, the noblest of leaves It may come as a surprise, but sweet bay (Laurus nobilis) has a long associationRead More...

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Lavender

January 29, 2018 11:21 am Published by

Lavender If you plant just one herb, it should be lavender, for no other herb combines so many qualities inRead More...

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Dilly for Dill

January 29, 2018 10:35 am Published by

Dilly for Dill With its feathery, blue-green leaves and clusters of yellow flowers in summer, dill (Anethum graveolens) is anRead More...

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Calendula

January 29, 2018 9:20 am Published by

Calendula In winter, Calendula Officinalis rubs shoulders with pansies, petunias and violas on the seedling rack in garden centres. That’sRead More...

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Myrtle

January 26, 2018 3:34 pm Published by

Myrtle What comes to mind at the mention of myrtle? Topiary, or hedging, or maybe a sprig in a bride’sRead More...

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Coriander

January 26, 2018 2:44 pm Published by

Coriander Whether you know it as coriander, cilantro, dahnia or Chinese parsley, Coriandrum sativum is commonly used by cooks acrossRead More...

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Aïoli

January 25, 2018 2:04 pm Published by

Ingredients: 1 clove garlic, chopped2 egg yolks1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon Dijon mustard½ cup light olive oil½ cup sunflower oil2Read More...

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Garlic

January 25, 2018 1:59 pm Published by

Planting garlic The bulbs should be planted in autumn (March or April) about 10cm deep, pointed end up, and coveredRead More...

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Artichoke

January 15, 2018 2:52 pm Published by

The Gourmet Herb Artichoke As a vegetable, globe artichokes (Cynara scolymus) are considered a gourmet delicacy. As a garden plant,Read More...

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Foeniculum Vulgare

December 19, 2017 10:27 am Published by

Perennial Fennel, Bronze Fennel Foeniculum vulgare Foeniculum vulgare is a beautiful garden herb that grows into a stately two-metre highRead More...