Aromatic Culinary Herb Called the Tarragon

Tarragon Artemisia dracunculus Also, Known As: Dragon's Mugwort Estragon French Tarragon German Tarragon Tarragon True Tarragon Tarragon is a green perennial shrub that is smooth and lacking in hairs and bristles. The shrub is native to the sunny and dry regions of the northern hemisphere, especially the United States, Asia, and Siberia. The plant derives … Continue reading Aromatic Culinary Herb Called the Tarragon

Ideas for Space

Maybe you already know which herbs you'd like to grow. First, you need to look at the individual herb and make sure the ones you're interested in growing are suitable for your region. {The USDA Plant Data Base in the pages section can prove to be quite resourceful}. Even if you're unsure about a particular … Continue reading Ideas for Space

Let’s Plant Some Herbs – Selecting Containers, Soil Mixes for Containers

Selecting Containers: Decorative pots, barrels, and tubs are beautiful and convenient, and there are multitudes of styles. They lend instant color and provide a focal point for space, whether indoors or out. The only tricky thing is getting a sense of how large a pot you'll need for a particular herb, so check each herb … Continue reading Let’s Plant Some Herbs – Selecting Containers, Soil Mixes for Containers

Getting Started with Herbs.

Herbs compromise annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees, and are grown and cared for like other members of their respective groups. You can buy plants from a nursery, or you can start many annual and perennial herbs from seed. Nursery-bought plants are your only option for true French tarragon, particular mints, and oregano, which need to … Continue reading Getting Started with Herbs.