These days, many homeowners grow amaranth strictly as a front lawn ornamental plant. Here's how to grow it for edible greens in your backyard.
Chive leaves look like slender green tubes. The experienced cook snips and gathers them as a garnish. But chives are excellent ornamental plants, too.
People have treasured the unique taste of basil leaves for thousands of years. Here is how you grow this popular culinary herb in your backyard.
Overflowing with color and sweet scent, window boxes are a legacy from a time when people built their homes on the edge of the street.
With a bit of tenacity and tender care, you can grow rosemary plants in a container out on the patio. Here's how.
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.
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.
We grate it onto coleslaw or use it as a main ingredient in a fiery sauce that traditionally accompanies roast beef. Here's how to gvrow your own horseradish.
Unlike those overbearing herbs that dominate whatever dish they touch, French tarragon is a gentle mediator of flavors. Here is how you grow this aromatic herb in your backyard.
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.