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Licorice Root

Licorice Root

Licorice root, derived from the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, is a renowned herb in both culinary and medicinal contexts. Known for its sweet, distinctive flavor, licorice has been utilized for thousands of years, spanning various cultures and continents.

Citrus Basil Chicken

Citrus Basil Chicken

Here’s a refreshing and vibrant recipe that highlights basil beautifully, and it’s not pesto: Citrus Basil Chicken. This dish combines the fresh, aromatic flavor of basil with the tangy zest of citrus to create a light yet flavorful meal. It’s perfect for a summer dinner or a healthy weeknight meal.

Basil

Basil

Basil, scientifically known as Ocimum basilicum, is celebrated globally not only for its integral role in culinary arts but also for its health-enhancing properties. As a key herb in kitchens and gardens alike, basil offers a fresh, aromatic lift to dishes and a wealth of medicinal benefits, making it an essential herb for both chefs and herbalists.

Sage

Sage

Garden sage, scientifically known as Salvia officinalis, is a revered plant in the realm of culinary and medicinal herbs. This hardy perennial is not only a staple in kitchens but also a standout in any herbal medicine cabinet due to its robust properties and versatility. Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or a home cook, understanding the benefits and uses of sage can enrich your health and spice up your meals.

Creating Your Own Cottage Garden

Creating Your Own Cottage Garden

Have you heard of a cottage garden? Imagine a sanctuary filled with fluttering butterflies, the gentle hum of bees, and the sweet perfume of blossoms. You’re envisioning the quintessential cottage-style flower garden—a tapestry of colors and textures that evokes a sense of simple, understated beauty. Crafting such a garden is an art that marries the wildness of nature with a touch of human imagination and creativity.

QOTD: Can’t I Just Grow My Herbs Indoors?

QOTD: Can’t I Just Grow My Herbs Indoors?

Q: I don’t have a yard or outdoor space to grow anything. Can I just grow my herbs indoors? Any tips?

Rejuvenating Herbs of Spring

Rejuvenating Herbs of Spring

As winter melts into spring, we’re greeted not just by blooming flowers but also by a chance to integrate the season’s bounty into our wellness routines. The ancient practice of using herbs for healing is reborn with every bud and leaf, offering us an opportunity to improve our health.

Angelica

Angelica

Angelica’s story begins in the misty landscapes of Northern Europe, where it has been used for centuries, not just as a medicine but also as a guard against negative energies and witchcraft. References to Angelica can be found in ancient texts, such as those of the famous herbalist, John Gerard, who praised its mystical properties.

Year-Round Green: A Guide to Seasonal Garden Maintenance

Year-Round Green: A Guide to Seasonal Garden Maintenance

At Leaf & Bramble Farm, we embrace the beauty of the countryside and nurture it with unwavering dedication. We understand the importance of diligent attention and timely upkeep for a flourishing garden. This Year-round guide will navigate you through the garden maintenance routines tailored to each season. From the vibrant rebirth of spring to the tranquil slumber of winter, every season demands specific tasks for dedicated gardeners like you.

QOTD: Should I Grow Greens in My Garden

QOTD: Should I Grow Greens in My Garden

Gardening isn’t just about tomatoes and cukes. Leafy greens can be grown year round and they offer nutrient dense food in a very small amount of space. If you’re looking to diversify your garden this season, here are five varieties of greens you should consider planting.