contribo herb flowering

The Compelling Truth About The Traditional Contribo Herb

A well-loved tropical vine, known as contribo herb, is highly regarded for its various medicinal purposes. Across Central and South America, this unique plant has been used for centuries to treat a variety of health conditions and is still used in a similar fashion today.  While many locals will praise this natural healer and online … Read more

Chamomile Plants

10 Best Chamomile Companion Plants & 3 You Should Avoid

Chamomile is well known for its pleasant and comforting taste as an herbal tea, but did you know it’s also an excellent addition to the garden?  Just imagine dainty white and yellow flowers swaying in the breeze, nuzzled between clambering cucumber vines and vibrant green lettuce heads. Not only do its lovely little flowers create … Read more

kalawalla herb

Nature’s Sunblock? Learn The Many Benefits of Kalawalla Herb

Ferns are one of nature’s treasures with their feathery leaves filling the understory of forests across North, Central, and South America. While ferns are a well-known plant, some ferns stand out amongst their relatives. This isn’t due to their appearance or stature; rather, it’s because of their incredible health benefits as medicinal herbs.  There are … Read more

bunches of green herbs

7 Popular Green Herbs: What They Are & How to Use Them

 Whether you’re researching a new smoothie recipe or wanting to try a new dish for dinner, you may come across the term “green herbs.” But what exactly are “green herbs,” and how are they any different from regular cooking spices?  We’ll uncover what green herbs are, the most common green herbs for cooking, and how … Read more

pruning basil plant

Basil Pruning Tips: Master & Never Buy Store-Bought Again

Unlock the full potential of your basil plant with the power of pruning. While it might seem counterintuitive, pruning is crucial in encouraging your basil plant to flourish.  But remember, plants rely on their leaves for photosynthesis, so be careful not to remove too many, especially when the plant is young and vulnerable. The aim … Read more

rosemary plant in winter

10 Best Tips for Ensuring Your Rosemary’s Survival

Are you looking for a practical plant that is simple to care for, functional, and delicious? Rosemary is a beautiful Mediterranean plant that thrives best in warm, humid climates and typically cannot survive frigid temperatures below 30F.  The ideal temperature range is between 60 to 85 F (15 to 30 C). Here are some tips … Read more

woman watering garden plants.

13 Best Border Plants For Edging

Border plants are a great way to complete a garden’s design, whether edging a walkway or finishing a flower bed. We’ll share 13 beautiful border plants that need little care but are still low-maintenance. The plants can significantly enhance any outdoor area. In addition, some come with additional benefits that will increase the value of … Read more

woman with herbs grown in the kitchen.

4 Best Herbs to Grow in the Kitchen + Storing & Drying

The center of the home is the kitchen. It is a place where people congregate, cook, and feed one another. It’s also one of the most suitable places to keep plants because there’s less worry about water damage or messes, thanks to wipeable countertops and sweepable floors. And there’s always a water source available (you … Read more

dill plants at a farm ready for companion planting

Dill Companion Plants: Good + Bad (Avoid Awful Taste)

Dill can help attract beneficial insects such as butterflies, praying mantis, honeybees, parasitic wasps, hoverflies, and ladybugs. It can also help keep unwanted guests from your gardens, such as spider mites, aphids, and cabbage loopers. Let’s check out some dill companion plants that are excellent neighbors and some that can cause your vegetables to taste … Read more