Category Archives: Herbs

Growing, caring for and using herbs

Landscaping with Woody Herbs

By Joyce Driemeyer An integral part of landscape design is incorporation of shrubs and trees. Now is a good time to think of how to include woodies on your property. The single most important attribute for consideration is multiseasonal appeal … Continue reading

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Annual Herbs

By Joyce Driemeyer Last month this column suggested the colorful beauty of prairie herbs for a naturalized site or for the perennial border. These were all native plants with a use (historic or present) whose inflorescence’s or seeds are beloved … Continue reading

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A World of Basils

By Joyce Driemeyer Every seed company seems to have developed and marketed a multitude of hybrid basils. Many have fancy names, but I wonder if some are varieties of the same plants we have known for years. Sweet basil (Ocimum … Continue reading

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