Oregano Lore

Oregano Origanum spp. Botanical Background: Member of the mint family; 42 species native to the Mediterranean or Eurasia. Most found only wild, especially in Cyprus, southern Turkey, western Syria, and Lebanon. Description: Perennial or shrubby plants range in height from 2-3 inches to 3 feet or more. Aromatic leaves; small purple, pink or white flowers highly … Continue reading Oregano Lore

Botanical Naming Of Herbs

Every herb has two sets of names - common names and a Latin name, which is usually its botanical name also. While the common names of the herbs may be modified by people in different eras and different places, the Latin names of the plants remain the same almost always. Generally, many gardeners refrain from … Continue reading Botanical Naming Of Herbs