Gardening

Gardening

how to save onion seeds

How to save onion seeds

How to save onion seeds, the onion is a very simple species to grow, which should not be missing in every home garden. Its unmistakable flavor, combined with the fact that the vegetable comes from our garden, makes cultivation rewarding. It is a biennial herbaceous plant (Allium Cepa) of which […]

onions sowing

Sowing Onions: A Guide

Onions are one of the most cultivated vegetables ever in family gardens, above all because this vegetable is used very often in the kitchen, as it is practically essential in any sauce, risotto, or soup. The onion can be put in the field even without planning gradual sowing: after the […]

how to harvest oregano

How to harvest oregano

How to harvest oregano. It is one of the best Mediterranean aromatic herbs, we have already explained how to grow it, now let’s take a quick focus on how to harvest and dry it. For aromatic herbs, harvesting is a moment of fundamental importance, by choosing the right moment you […]

oregano in pots

How to grow oregano in pots

Oregano in pots, in the garden on the terrace it is an excellent idea to create a small area of ​​aromatic plants, which will be very useful for flavoring dishes, as well as scenting the environment. Any balcony with good sun exposure should not miss a pot of oregano, a […]

Grow thyme

Grow thyme on the balcony

Thyme (Thymus) is a plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family, widely used in cooking, both for its aroma and for its properties. It is one of the most cultivated herbs, it is part of the classic aromatic herbs such as sage, rosemary, and basil. Growing it in pots on your […]

Costmary

Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita)

Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita) is one of the medicinal plants that we can grow in the garden, even if it is not one of the best known. Calling it “aromatic” is perhaps improper as it does not release an intense aroma comparable to those of rosemary or lavender, however, it has […]

green anise

Green anise: cultivation

Green anise is an interesting aromatic, for its pleasant scent and for the preparations to which the seeds lend themselves, it is worth growing some examples. We can plant this medicinal species in the vegetable garden or the garden, perhaps in the flowerbed dedicated to all the aromatic plants, you […]

laurel

Laurel plant: the aromatic hedge

Laurel is a typical Mediterranean evergreen ornamental plant, ideal for forming dense hedges, but also as an isolated shrub. This crop has been known since ancient times and in addition to its aesthetic value, it gives its aromatic leaves to those who put it in the garden. A hedge is […]

wild fennel

Grow wild fennel

Wild fennel is a Mediterranean herbaceous shrub that is often found spontaneously, particularly in central and southern Italy. It is an umbrella plant with the scientific name of Foeniculum vulgare, a poor relative of cultivated fennel, with which it shares various botanical characteristics. However, fennel does not form the heart […]

grow thyme

How to grow thyme

Grow thyme, thyme is a small perennial shrub that forms dense and compact bushes, it has no problems colonizing poor, dry, and stony soils and for this reason, it is a decidedly simple aromatic plant to grow in the garden and with multiple uses in the kitchen. It is part […]