Herbs for the Landscape

Herbs are suitable for every part of the landscape from ground covers and containers to flower beds and mixed borders.

Culinary Herbs in the Landscape star
Culinary herbs are among the most popular of landscape plants. Plant breeders are focusing much more attention on herbs than they did earlier. There are many excellent varieties for landscapes. These include hardy ones that are great for beds and borders as well as others suitable for container gar

Growing Costmary star
Costmary is an easy to grow perennial herb that has largely fell out of favor through no fault of its own,

Herbs for Cottage Gardens star
A good number of herbs can be grown in cottage gardens. Some of those are profiled below.

Introduction to Costmary star
Up to the Colonial era or so, costmary was a widely grown herb. For some reason, it fell out of favor since that time.

Moonshine Yarrow star
Moonshine yarrow has been around since the 1950s. It has become a classic variety.

New Herbs for 2006 star
It is never too soon to begin planning the 2006 gardening season. Here are some wonderful new herb varieties that can be used throughout the landscape. They are suitable for mixed borders, flower beds, and herb gardens.

New Herbs for 2007 star
In 2007, a number of new herbs for the landscape will be introduced as seeds or plants.

Paprika and Seductive Yarrows star
Paprika and the Seduction yarrows are some excellent yarrow.

Rosemary History and Use star
Rosemary has been grown since ancient times.

Sacred Herb Book Reviews star
Sacred herbs have a special place in human history. Many of the common species in our herb gardens were revered by the ancients. Here are reviews of some books that shed light on the subject.

Scented Geraniums Indoors and Out star
Scented geraniums were chosen as Herb of the Year for 2006. This offers a great opportunity to showcase these delightful plants.

Some Herb Book Reviews star
Herbs continue to be among the most popular landscape plants. With that in mind, here are reviews of several books on herbs.

Symbolism and Use of Rosemary star
Rosemary is one of the most respected herbs. It has served many roles.

The Herbs of Charlemagne star
When folks think of heirloom plants, herbs are not the first thing that come to mind.

Yarrow History and Folklore star
The history of yarrow is long and interesting. Yarrow pollen has been found in Neanderthal burial sites dating to 60,000 years ago.

Yarrow History and Folklore star
The history of the yarrow is long and interesting. Yarrow pollen has been found in Neanderthal burial sites dating to 60,000 years ago.

Yarrow's Many Herbal Uses star
Yarrow has long been used as a medicinal plant. It has been used to treat a number of ailments.

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