Spearmint

Space Needed 1 SF/Plant Background The more than 3,000 varieties that make up the mint family plants all possess high levels of volatile oils.  These oils account for the distinctive flavors prized in cooking and many of their medicinal properties. Spearmint, (Mentha spicata), native to Europe and Asia, but now …

Skullcap

Space Needed 1 SF/Plant Background Skullcap ( scutellaria lateriflora) is a hardy perennial native to North America. Traditionally, it was used by indigenous people as a treatment for rabies and is also know  “mad dog skullcap” Medicinal Value In Europe and N. America, Skullcap lateriflora has a reputation and is …

Scallions

Space Needed 16 Plants/SF Background Scallions or bunching onions provide the same pungent flavor as bulb onions, but they remain slender and do not form bulbs. They take up little space, are easy to grow and can be ready to harvest less than two months from planting Medicinal Value The …

Sage

Space Needed 1 SF/Plant Background Sage is native to countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea and has one of the longest histories of use of any medicinal herb.The ancient Greeks and Romans knew  sage could help to reduce spoilage,the Arabs and The Arabs, along with everyone from the Chinese to the …

Rosemary

Space Needed 1.5 SF/Plant Background Native to the Mediterranean region, rosemary was used as an antiseptic, cold remedy, and for pain relief. It has long been called the herb of remembrance and was worn or carried to improve memory during exams, and honor the memory of others since ancient times. …