September 2013

Rosemary ~ Dew of the Sea

September 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

  Very few herbs are as universally grown and loved as rosemary. Rosmarinus is Latin and it means “dew of the sea,” and in the wild this herb is commonly found growing on sea cliffs around the Greek Islands. Despite the different forms and colors, all rosemary varieties offered in nurseries belong to [ to read more ]

Growing Herbs Indoors

September 18, 2013 // 3 Comments

Many herb gardeners love the convenience of fresh herbs all year long. Even if you live in an apartment, you can still grow herbs indoors. Herbs will do well in any room that receives at least 4 hours of sunlight daily. Windows that face south or southwest are the best, but east or west-facing windows will also do. [ to read more ]

September in the Herb Garden

September 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Softwood cuttings can be started this month. Before you take the cuttings, closely examine the plants. Some may be too woody or brittle. Take cuttings only from stems that are slightly flexible. Make sure the shoots are firm and green at the base, but soft and pliable at the top. Remove the cuttings with a sharp knife [ to read more ]