Herb of the Year for 2015 – Savory

January 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

The International Herb Association has selected savory as Herb of the Year for 2015. A beautiful herb it is, and a well deserved honor indeed. Savory’s use as a cooking herb dates back to well over 2,000 years. Both varieties, winter and summer, have a strong, but delicious flavor. The Latin name for summer [ ...click to read more ]

All About Echinacea

January 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Echinacea ~ Also known as purple coneflower. Soil/Sun – Grows best in full sun, and prefers a sandy or rocky soil. Echinacea likes to grow in wide open areas. A long bed or border is ideal. Some plants will need┬ástaking after a heavy or prolonged rain. Under ideal growing conditions, the plants can reach a [ ...click to read more ]