From basil to thyme, natureâ€™s zest is more than a sideshow. Try some of our online recipes using your favorite backyard flavorings to change up your summer meals.
While evergreens of all sorts add texture and color to the winter garden, I also think that a winter garden is incomplete without a quilt-like swathe of evergreen groundcovers.
Itâ€™s time to pull out, tidy up and harvest thoroughly for the last time. In the suburbs, our landscape is all soft greys and browns now. From my herb garden, I had sage and parsley for the Thanksgiving turkey stuffing and some rosemary for the carrots, but of course, the basil has already been frosted.