The longer days and warmer weather are evidence that winter is now history and spring has finally sprung; making this the perfect time to explore the incredible and vast benefits of growing and cooking with nature’s perfect pharmaceuticals… herbs.  Nothing is more gratifying than the reality that your healthy eating recipes are prepared and made with fresh, home-grown ingredients.

Many herbs can easily be grown and kept in pots indoors or started inside and transplanted outdoors. Whether planted in deck boxes, planters or ornamental gardens; herbs offer beautiful foliage and color to any landscape, not to mention there are a myriad that are known to attract humming birds and butterflies. There is one in particular that is considered to be the “powerhouse” of herbs; it is easily grown; it has delicate flowers; and it is a culinary giant… Any guesses? [Read more…]