Spice up your landscape and kitchen with these easy-care edible plants.


Growing tips for this fragrant, easy-care herb that thrives in sunny locations.

Growing and Using Basil

Plant, harvest, and cook with this essential kitchen herb.

My Garden: From Folly to Fabulous

After much trial and error, gardener Bonny McKeough finally achieves her dream of growing a magnificent herb garden.

Herbal Household Helpers

Spring cleaning? Use these herbal recipes for cleaning products from garden expert Trisha Shirey.

Notes from a Flower Farm: Decorating With Herbs

How to make arrangements using herbs and spring flowers that are perfect for the Passover or Easter table.

Summer Garden Cocktail Recipes

Four great cocktail recipes using fresh herbs and vegetables from the garden to try.

Easter Eggs Stenciled With Herbs

Using herbs and plants as stencils, you can dye Easter eggs with beautiful botanical patterns. Here's our step-by-step guide.

Creating a Raised Bed Garden

Our columnist Kevin Lee Jacobs shows us how to build a raised bed garden and explains why it's easy to grow vegetables, flowers, and herbs in these convenient elevated beds. We asked our Facebook fans what they would plant in a raised bed, join the conversation and share your ideas too!

Gardening Advice: Windowsil Herb Garden

Tips for keeping insects away from your herb garden.

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