Top 11 Best Basil Companion Plants & 5 Worst Plants

basil companion plants

Basil is a popular and attractive herb in cuisine around the world and has been used for centuries. It has many different varieties, each with its own unique flavor. Most basil leaves are green, but there are also purple basil, lemon basil, and even cinnamon basil! Basil is easy to grow and can thrive indoors … Read more

Rosemary Companion Plants – The 8 Best and 7 Worst Plants

Rosemary Companion Plants

Rosemary has always been one of my favorite garden herbs. With its unmistakable and pleasing aroma and beautiful growing habit, I encourage everyone to have some rosemary in their garden – preferably in an area where its beauty and fragrance can be enjoyed. There are two main types of rosemary plants – upright and creeping. … Read more

Watering Rosemary – How to Water Rosemary Plants?

How to Water Rosemary Plants?

If you’re looking for a fragrant and beautiful addition to your garden, look no further than rosemary. Rosemary adds a lovely aroma and visual appeal to any garden and thrives as a container plant indoors or outside. It has always been one of my go-to garden favorites. One thing about rosemary that is fantastic is … Read more

German vs Roman Chamomile: Difference Between Roman and German Chamomile

German Chamomile vs Roman Chamomile

Two popular chamomile types are found in home gardens – Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) and German chamomile (Matricaria recutita).  Although these two varieties are related and share some similarities, there are also quite a few differences between the two. Knowing these differences will help you make the best choice between the two for your garden, … Read more

Chamomile Companion Plants – The 12 Best and 7 Worst Plants

chamomile companion plants

Friends, chums, and companions are the people you can depend on in your life. The ones that build you up and make you a better person. The same can be said for companions in the plant world.  I tell everyone considering a garden, don’t forget to research your plants and consider companion planting. Companion planting … Read more

How to Grow Chamomile? ( plus Chamomile Uses)

How to grow Chamomile and Chamomile Uses

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is a delicate yet hardy, fragrant perennial herb that has been used for centuries in everything from herbal remedies to teas and cosmetics. This pretty little plant is easy to grow and is a beautiful addition to any garden. It is a member of the daisy family, and its flowers resemble sweet … Read more

Can You Eat Bolted Lettuce? (+2 of My Favorite Recipes)

Can You Eat Bolted Lettuce?

Plants respond to stress just like humans. Bolting is one way that plants signal distress. When a plant bolts, it means that it is growing rapidly and bolting up to its flowering stage. Bolting is how a plant protects its own survival by going to seed to secure the next generation.  Many things can stress … Read more