Chicory: From Coffee to Plate

You may know lowly chicory’s well-dressed cousins by different names, and they should end up on your plate—or in your cup.

arnica

Use Arnica For Bruising

Arnica is a short, yellow flower can be infused in oil that’s made into lotions and salves.

mums (C. morifolium)

Mums Aren’t Just For Fall

The chrysanthemum used in Traditional Chinese Medicine may not be as showy as their counterparts seen in the fall, but they offer great healing to the body.

lemongrass

How To Harvest Lemongrass

With little pest or disease risk, this plant can easily be grown for use in teas and your favorite Asian-inspired meals.

ginger

When Do You Harvest Ginger?

Don’t think you have to live in a tropical location to grow this staple of Asian cuisine—with the right garden tools, you can harvest it anywhere.

hibiscus

Hibiscus For Heart Health

This tropical plant has a native-growing cousin that can be added to your herbal medicine cabinet.