Category Archive: Gardening

Gardening and yard information to help nurture that green thumb.

Shiso

Shiso (pronounced SHEE-soh) is one of the most popular culinary herbs in Japan. Perhaps best known in the United States for its use as a sushi wrapper, the leaf has a number of uses in the kitchen.bn  It comes in two varieties: green and reddish-purple. Shiso is also called by different names. It’s ohba (pronounced OH-ba) at the sushi bar; …

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Mary Garden: A Tribute to Mary in the Garden

A Mary Garden for Mother’s Day Gardens were started during medieval times and were usually gardens that were enclosed, often in monasteries. I understand you have a portion of your herb garden devoted to bible herbs and Mary called a “Mary Garden”. I have always felt that an herb garden needs a statue of Mary, even …

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Stevia: The Sweet Herb

Stevia Plant from Rita's Garden

RITA’S SPA WATER WITH LEMON AND MINT   Stevia – The Sweet Herb Stevia is the Sweetest Natural Product Known. Stevia, The Sweet Herb Stevia: We get requests for information about Stevia, the natural sweetener, from friends of AboutEating.com almost every day. So, I’ve put together an article with information about growing Stevia, Preserving Stevia and …

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Grubs

Grubs – How to identify lawn grubs, what do grubs do and how to kill grubs in your lawn. • What are Grubs? - Grubs are the C-shaped larvae of a group of beetles, typically found just below the soil’s surface. Japanese Beetles, May or June Beetles, Masked Chafers, Asiatic Garden Beetles, are examples of beetles …

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