All About Growing Thyme in the Garden

Beautiful, delicious, aromatic, and self-sufficient, culinary thyme represents a form of perfection in the summer garden. Here’s how to grow some in your backyard.

How to Grow Oregano

The ancient Greeks called it the “joy of the mountain” and kept sprigs around the house both for cooking and as an amulet against evil spirits. here’s how to grow oregano in your garden.

Grow Your Own Forest Garden

While the name might imply that they require considerable space, forest gardening is simply another way to integrate edible and useful trees and bushes into home gardens.

Succession Cropping to Get More out of Your Garden

Over the years, farmers and gardeners have developed several methods of succession planting, making efficient use of space, crop varieties, climate, and timing. Here are a few tips to help you grow a succession garden in your backyard.

Grow Your Own Mint in Containers

In ancient China, pharmacologists extolled the benefits of mint for regulating qi – energy – in the human body. Here’s how to grow this culinary herb in a container.

Grow Your Own Parsley

With its insinuations of camphor and citrus, and its delicate peppery crunch, parsley cuts fat and lends a vigorous zing to almost any dish. Here’s how to grow this herb in your garden.

Grow Your Own Coriander

The tiny, pungent leaves of the coriander plant make a handsome thicket of fresh green in either a sunny or partially shaded spot in the garden. Here’s how to grow the herb in your backyard.