Different Types Of Herbs

Different Types Of Herbs If you’re not into herb gardening, you might not realize that there are lots of different types of herbs. They can be placed into different classifications depending on their use as shown below: Culinary Herbs Culinary or seasoning herbs are what comes to mind in most people when they hear the word ‘herbs’. These plants are used primarily for cooking. They are easily related to our taste buds and can be commonly be thought of as the herbs with useful flavors. They also decorate our food when used as a garnish. Among the most common culinary …

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Grier’s Almanac

Grier’s Almanac By Admin One of my favorite ‘reads’ are almanacs, especially Grier’s Almanac which has been publishing since 1807.  The almanac is a regional publication distributed throughout the South from Virginia to Texas and is available through independent drugstores, feed & seed stores and general ‘mom and pop’ general stores. These little paperback gems contain a wealth of information focusing primarily farming and gardening featuring a complete garden & planting calendar, with emphasis on family living and activitiesthat include cooking, fishing & hunting, health and religion. A twelve month calendar section is also included containing both astronomical and astrological …

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Growing Cayenne Peppers

Growing Cayenne Peppers By Candis Reade Growing cayenne peppers is one of the most popular and easiest of gardening tasks. Cayenne peppers are not the hottest of peppers, but run middle range to hot, they grow to three feet tall at maturity, and two feet wide. Because of the peppers ability to produce so many peppers on one plant, only one or two plants might be necessary to feed a household. The type of soil necessary for pepper growing is moist but not too soggy, with good drainage, and inside a container bed. They should not be planted nearby any …

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Gardening Trends For The New Decade

Gardening Trends For the New Decade By Caitlina Fuller For anyone considering getting into home gardening, the timing could not be any better. Today there are two particularly interesting gardening trends that are catching on in a big way and each method can be done by both the beginner and the seasoned green-thumber. The first method is what is referred to as square foot gardening. This is a type of gardening that involves planning small, but heavily planted gardens. A good deal of focus is on compost and raised beds in a very well defined area. This gardening method is …

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