A Water – Wise Herb Garden.

Combine drought-tolerant varieties with water-saving techniques for a garden that takes the dry weather in stride. Herb gardeners are not the kind of people who give up easily. A few years ago, when we nursed our garden's through a drought with heavy water {the type carried by hand}. We learned the value of special planting … Continue reading A Water – Wise Herb Garden.

Growing Herbs.

The healing herb garden: It conjures up images of lush landscapes that indulge your eyes, sun-baked golden pathways that guide your spirit, and cool breezes that make your skin tingle. Spend some time in these lovely natural settings and you'll find it's therapeutic just being among plants. Allow the green world into your sensual realm and … Continue reading Growing Herbs.

Cinnamon Leaf Oil: Perks from a Spice Oil.

Why Everyone Should Drink Chai Tea

Why Everyone Should Drink Chai Tea. Cardamom tea is a spice tea that originated in India. It is made from the crushed seeds of the cardamom plant mixed with hot or boiling water. People from India and the surrounding areas use this tea not only for its aromatic flavors, but also for its many supposed … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Drink Chai Tea

Harvesting Herbs.

Irrespective of whether you are collecting the flowers, leaves or stems, it is suggested that you should always harvest them on a sunlit day and only when the dew has dispersed from the plants and prior to the garden being filled with the day’s full heat. In case the plants contain volatile oils, for instance, … Continue reading Harvesting Herbs.