Rosemary! How To Grow It and How To Use It!

Rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) is one of the most beautiful and useful herbs; it’s evergreen so looks good all year round, has a wonderful aromatic scent, is delicious in cooking and has many other health benefits. It is very easy to grow and a small plant costs about £1.25 – £2.50. It will grow steadily year…

Grow Herbs Now for Use Over Winter

September is a good time of year to grow your own herbs and create an indoor herb garden for use over winter. Herbs are easy to grow and if you’ve never tried before, have a go now! Herbs will thrive on a south facing windowsill, conservatory, well lit porch or heated greenhouse and they will…

Grow your own herbs

I love to add herbs to my cooking and experiment with dozens of them. Herbs give so much flavour and transform even the blandest dish into a delicious feast! However, buying herbs in pre-packed cellophane bags from a supermarket is not a thrifty idea. Firstly, they are expensive to buy and secondly, a pack of…

Basil – How To Grow It and How To Use It!

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) must be one of the most popular herbs and it’s very easy to grow. How to Grow Basil from Seed I always grow basil from seed, rather than buying plants, as the seeds germinate very quickly and the plants grow huge! Last year I grew two pots of basil in my kitchen…