Parsley

Space Needed Background Parsley is said to have originated in the mediterranean but it is now grown in temperate climate regions throughout the world. In ancient times, it was not valued as a culinary herb, rather, root, seed and leaf were used medicinally.  Medicinal Value Parsley offers a powerhouse of …

Oregano

Space Needed 1 SF/Plant Background Oregano is rich with folklore as befits this Mediterranean plant that has been used for food, medicine and ritual for more than 3,000 years. Oregano wreaths adorned the heads of Greek and Roman brides and grooms. Ancients used the herb to cure a wide range …

Lemon Balm

Space Needed 1 SF/Plant Background Lemon Balm is a rugged, attractive herbaceous perennial native to the Mediterranean, Russia, Syria, Iran and Turkestan. It’s been used medicinally for over 2,000 years.  Medicinal Value Calming, antiviral, and antiseptic, this lemony scented member of the mint family is one of nature’s best nervous …

Kale

Space Needed 2 plants/SF Background Plants in the cabbage family (Brassicas) top the charts as super foods and kale is at the peak. Bite for bite, kale packs in more nutrients and health benefits than just about any other plant you can eat. And it’s one of the easiest to …

Lavender

Space Needed 2 Plants/SF Background Lavandula angustifolia,is one of the may varieties of this most popular herb.This genus of flowering plants is found in Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and parts of Asia, and drier pockets throughout the world. Universally beloved scent aside, this herb is loaded with essential oils that …