Why Is My Mint Flowering? Causes And Solutions

Flowering Mint

Gardeners of all varieties love mint for its flavor, aroma, and relatively forgiving nature. But although mint may be comparatively easy to grow, it also has a tendency to put out flowers towards the end of the summer months. Should you be worried about this? And how can you delay this flowering process? Mint will … Read more

Why Is My Mint Bitter? Answered!

Bunch of fresh green mint on wooden table

Mint is a favorite herb to grow for many gardeners because it is easy to maintain and provides a prolific crop. It’s also delicious in a variety of dishes and drinks. However, occasionally mint can have a bitter taste. Keep reading to discover more about why this can happen and how to fix it. Why … Read more

Why Is My Bay Tree Dying? Causes and Solutions

Why Is My Bay Tree Dying

Bay leaves are a common herb in the kitchen, often used in stews or other dishes and removed before eating. The bay tree (also known as sweet bay, bay laurel or just laurel) is also grown ornamentally, used as a hedge, and used in topiary. So if you’re one of the many people that enjoy … Read more

Why Is My Lemongrass Plant Dying? Causes and Solutions

Why is My Lemongrass Plant Dying

Lemongrass is both a fragrant and beautiful plant that many of us love to add to our planters for its pest-repellent and medicinal qualities. Known for its strong citrus flavor, lemongrass is a popular ingredient in many soups, teas, and sauces. It is also one of the most well-known ornamental grasses that add appeal to … Read more

Galangal Vs. Ginger: What’s the Difference?

Galangal Verses Ginger What's the Difference

While galangal and ginger might look very similar, they have very different tastes, and you wouldn’t want to mix the two up! When shopping for ingredients to add to your dishes, make sure you can tell the difference between galangal and ginger. So what is the difference? How can you tell them apart? Do ginger … Read more

Why Is My Ginger Plant Dying? Causes and Solutions

Why Is My Ginger Plant Dying - Causes and Solutions

Ginger is a very hardy plant, which makes it a great choice for gardeners. Plus, it’s delicious, and is great for indoor gardening. But sometimes, ginger can run into growing problems. If your ginger plant is dying, you probably want to know why so you can fix the issue. In this article, I’ll talk about … Read more

What’s Eating My Mint? (Holes in Mint Leaves)

Holes in Mint Leaves - What's Eating My Mint

Mint is a lovely perennial herb that grows easily in most garden spaces. But if you’ve noticed holes in your mint leaves, you might be wondering what’s eating them. There are a number of pests that mint can attract and cause holes in the leaves. The good news is these pests can be identified and … Read more

Spots on Oregano Leaves? Causes and Solutions

Oregano Herb Plant - Spots on Oregano Leaves

Oregano is a valuable herb for cooking, so if you start to notice spots on your oregano leaves, you’ll want to address the issue as soon as possible. In this article, I’ll explore the possible reasons why oregano leaves get spots and what to do about them. The spots on oregano leaves can be different … Read more

11 Herbs to Grow Indoors (and How to Grow Them)

Thyme and Basil- Herbs to Grow Indoors and How to Grow Them

There are many benefits to growing herbs indoors. You don’t have to worry about outside temperatures, so you can grow plants no matter where you live. And, you can sometimes keep them producing for longer indoors than out. So what are the best  herbs for growing indoors? And how do you care for indoor herbs? Do … Read more

Can You Eat Rosemary With Yellow Spots? (Answered!)

Can You Eat Rosemary with Yellow Spots

While out to harvest some rosemary recently, I noticed my rosemary plant had yellow spots. Wanting rosemary for roasting potatoes, I wondered if you can still eat rosemary with these yellow spots. I also wanted to know what causes the yellow spots on rosemary and how to fix them. So I did some research and … Read more