Category Herbs

Do It Yourself: Dry Your Own Herbs

Do It Yourself: Dry Your Own Herbs

Now in July is the ideal time for harvesting herbs, because most herbs now have their best healing powers and aromas. This is true for the aromatic herbs from the garden (e.g. sage, rosemary) as well as for the wild…

What Herbs Can Grow On Balcony?

Easy Peasy Herb Fun: Which herbs on the balcony? Just because you don’t have a garden doesn’t mean you have to miss out on fresh, aromatic spices. Just let the herbs move in on your balcony! Because even on your…

The Hornbeam: A Versatile Hedge Plant

Hornbeam is a very popular hedge plant throughout Europe. This tree is so suitable as a hedge plant that this has even become part of its name. In this blog we talk about the versatility of the hornbeam: where it…

The Herb Garden And Its Benefits

The Herb Garden And Its Benefits

The herb gardenIf you want to create a herb garden, you should take a look at the herb gardens of a monastery or one of the old mansions and just get inspired. One finds in such plants the peace the…

Rosemary Frostbitten: What To Do Now?

Rosemary Frostbitten: What To Do Now?

Rosemary is not completely hardy in our latitudes. In very severe winters, the popular kitchen herb can quickly suffer frost damage. If the rosemary is frostbitten, it can still be saved with the right measures. Make nail test cut frostbitten…

Watering Rosemary: How Often It Needs Water?

Watering Rosemary: How Often It Needs Water?

Rosemary is a Mediterranean plant and therefore needs rather little water. But this rule applies only to planted specimens. In the pot, you should pay attention to a regular water supply. How to water rosemary correctly. Rosemary comes from warm…

When To Cut Back Sage?

When To Cut Back Sage?

Sage is a culinary herb and medicinal plant at the same time. It has a distinctive flavor and unique aroma. In order for sage to develop both to a great extent, you need to cut back the different species at…

Harvest Rosemary: When And How?

Harvest Rosemary: When And How?

Rosemary harvest provides you with aromatic cuttings of the Mediterranean spice bushes. For optimal flavor, the harvesting process must be done correctly. How to do this, you will learn in this guide. best time to harvest just before flowering in…

Rosemary Location: Soil And Light Requirements

Rosemary Location: Soil And Light Requirements

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an intensely aromatic culinary herb. As such, it can be well cultivated in the garden or even in pots. Read how much light the rosemary needs and in which location it feels particularly well. natural habitat…

Lavender Is Faded: When To Cut?

Lavender Is Faded: When To Cut?

Who does not know them, the magnificent lavender fields of Provence. Lavender is one of the most popular fragrant herbs. To keep it that way for many years, you need to cut not only withered flowers of lavender. Cut lavender…

Can You Freeze Basil?

Can You Freeze Basil?

Basil, also known as royal herb, is a popular kitchen herb and especially Italian dishes can not be imagined without it. We show you step by step how to freeze fresh basil. wash and dry before freezing blanch beforehand if…

Should You Cut The Flowers Off My Thyme?

Should You Cut The Flowers Off My Thyme?

Thyme is a valuable kitchen herb, not only in Mediterranean cuisine. Both the leaves and the flowers of this aromatic herb are edible. But what happens when the thyme blooms? thyme flowers do not need to be cut off the…

Nasturtium: Soak seeds before sowing?

Nasturtium: Soak seeds before sowing?

To optimize the sowing of nasturtium, many gardeners ask themselves the question of whether the seeds should be soaked in advance. All the information about this you will find in this article. Soak seeds shortens the germination period more seeds…

What Soil Is Ideal For Basil?

What Soil Is Ideal For Basil?

The pretty flowering basil is one of the herbs thanks to its seasoning power. Therefore, it is automatically assumed that basil requires nutrient-poor soil. But will its roots find necessary nutrients in it? Probably not. Basil needs a lot of…

Location Of Basil: Sun Or Shade?

Location Of Basil: Sun Or Shade?

Basil is probably one of the most popular seasoning herbs. It is impossible to imagine Mediterranean cuisine without it. The herb is relatively easy to cultivate. However, the location – and thus the question of whether sun or shade –…

How Do You Take Care Of Basil On A Balcony?

How Do You Take Care Of Basil On A Balcony?

Basil is one of the most important Mediterranean culinary herbs. For generations it has been used to flavor dishes and in natural medicine. With our tips, basil cultivation is also successful on the balcony. popular culinary herb related to sage…

How Much Water Does Basil Need?

How Much Water Does Basil Need?

Watering basil is a bit of a challenge. The popular plant is sensitive to the wrong amount of water. Here you can learn how much water the popular spice plant needs. in watering needs spice plant has high requirements. Garden…

The Ideal Temperature For Basil

The Ideal Temperature For Basil

One of the most common plants in domestic kitchens is basil. Fast growing, it provides us with a constant supply of fresh greenery. For growth and yield to be right, basil needs ideal temperatures. This article reveals how high these…

Flowering Rosemary: Is It Still Edible?

Flowering Rosemary: Is It Still Edible?

With good care rosemary in the spring impresses with bright purple lip flowers. They magically attract bees. Is flowering rosemary edible? Does its taste change? We have the most important information for you. Spice herb from the Mediterranean flowering rosemary…

Basil Has Black Spots: What To Do?

Basil Has Black Spots: What To Do?

Basil is one of the most popular kitchen herbs and is used not only for consumption, but also to repel insects. However, if he develops black spots, care should be thoroughly checked. Basil can get black spots from cold weather…

Drying Lovage In 5 Steps

Drying Lovage In 5 Steps

The colloquial Maggi herb and convinces with a fine spicy flavor. Lovage can be dried well and retains its intense aroma with the right procedure. Maggi herb can be stored for a long time dried Harvest before the flowering period…

Dry Lemon Balm And Get A Lot Of Flavor

Dry Lemon Balm And Get A Lot Of Flavor

Lemon balm thrives in many a garden and enjoys many uses. Particularly well it can be stored, if they dry lemon balm. Here you can learn how to get especially much flavor. Essential for extra flavor is the preservation of…

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