Herb Garden

How to Care for an Oregano Plant

How to Care for an Oregano Plant
Oregano is hardy, easy to grow and can be used in cooking, for medicinal purposes and in craft projects. Oregano oil is used in aromatherapy and for cosmetics. Some varieties grow to 3 feet tall, and all oregano plants flower from mid-summer to late

How to Collect Verbena Seeds

How to Collect Verbena Seeds
The lavender flowers of verbena attract butterflies to the garden throughout summer. An annual, verbena varieties range from pretty ornamentals to lemon verbena, which is used as a lightly citrus-tasting herb. While verbena readily self seeds itself

How to Grow Saffron Crocus

How to Grow Saffron Crocus
Saffron crocus is a highly attractive herb which produces lavender or purple flowers in the fall after other plants have declined. That is reason enough to grow the herb, but perhaps an ever better reason is that it is the world's most expensive spic

How to Tell When Cilantro Is Ready to Pick

How to Tell When Cilantro Is Ready to Pick
Known for its pungent aroma and taste, cilantro (Coriandum sativum) is an annual herb that grows well in loamy soil. Ideal for backyard gardens through U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 to 10, cilantro produces seeds that are kno
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