Herbs

Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 5 February 2021

Don't just let your lavender sit in your garden. Harvest it at the end of the season and utilise it in your home. Whether you like to bake or need to add little relaxation to your life, there is a way for you to make the best of the lavender you've grow.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 30 January 2021

Watercress is easy to grow, and produces huge amounts of peppery, spicy leaves packed with excellent nutritional value. This article describes the plant and gives tips on growing it successfully.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 29 November 2019

Growing your own herbs brings a new dimension of freshness and flavour to your cooking. If you’re not ready to start full herb garden, you can still do plenty with a few pots. This article gives five simple but essential tips for cultivating tasty herbs


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 31 October 2019

Lovage is easy to grow, versatile in the kitchen, and has many reputed medicinal qualities. Here's what you need to know if you want to grow this unusual and hard-to-buy herb at home.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 30 August 2019

Coriander has a reputation for being difficult to grow, thanks mainly to the way it bolts to seed so easily. However, it's a tasty and versatile herb, and with a little care and planning you can expect a great harvest. This article explains what to do.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 21 November 2018

The quality of fresh, home-grown basil is a class above anything you can buy in a store, and it's not hard to grow it yourself. This article describes why basil is such a special herb, and gives advice on how to both grow it and use it in the kitchen.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 23 October 2018

Catnip will always be associated with the effect it has on cats. However, it's more versatile than most gardeners realise. This article explains what catnip is & how it works its cat magic, along with describing the role it can play in a kitchen garden.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 23 July 2018

Herbal teas offer a wide variety of intriguing flavours as well as many benefits to health and wellbeing. However, perhaps most importantly, they also open up new ways of enjoying your garden and of growing a wider variety of unusual plants.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 8 March 2018

Growing your own herbs provides a happy meeting between two great pastimes of gardening and cooking. Starting a herb garden opens up a huge range of flavors beyond those you'll find on the supermarket shelves.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 29 November 2017

The fragrant smell of basil is delightful in the garden or the kitchen. This favorite herb is easy to grow and produces abundant leaves that are great for cooking. Following a few simple steps can help you grow delicious, healthy basil.


Author: Bill   Date Posted: 9 February 2016

Growing herbs at home carries a number of important benefits for you and your family. From better-tasting food to lower grocery costs, starting a herb garden will make a big difference in how your family eats and how much you spend.


Author: Bill   Date Posted: 19 January 2016

What is the best way to harvest and use this useful herb? Try the following tips to increase your yield of fresh basil, and get some ideas on how to use basil in interesting and delicious ways in your kitchen.



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