Herbs are a wonderful addition to any garden, offering instant flavor to culinary dishes and providing fragrance wherever you grow them. Herbs are often also ornamental and can be grown indoors in containers, or outside in borders, making them suitable even for people with very limited growing space.
Bay laurels are an evergreen plant hailing from the Mediterranean and are known as one of the oldest trees to be cultivated. It is now grown for its ornamental beauty, but also for use in cooking, in which its dried leaves are commonly used to flavor soups, stews, broths, casseroles, and sauces.
Often associated with the French fields of Provence, lavender is now popular all over the world. There are five main varieties. Let's uncover these varieties and their cultivars (photos & growing tips included)
The lemongrass plant is grown for a number of reasons, including for culinary use and the medicinal benefits of the essential oils occurring naturally in the plant. Let's delve into this herb.