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What’s New: Views from the Garden

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Herb of the Week: Ashwaganda


ASHWAGANDA Species: Withania somnifera Common names: Ashwaganda Root, Indian Ginseng, Winter cherry History/Folklore: Ashwaganda root has been used for over three thousand in Ayuverdic medicine as a general tonic and to help stabilize moods. It is a member of the … Continue reading

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Artemisia of the Week: ROMAN WORMWOOD


Species: Artemisia pontica Common names: Petite Wormwood, Small Absinthe History/Folklore: Believed to have been brought to the Americas in the 17th century, Roman Wormwood was favored in the making of Vermouth because its taste was less bitter that A. Absinthium. … Continue reading

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Artemisia of the Week – SOUTHERNWOOD


  Species: Artemisia abrotanum Common names: Southernwood, Lad’s Love, Boy’s Love, Old Man’s Beard, Garderobe (clothes protector) History/Folklore: Originating in Spain and Italy it was brought to the UK around 1550. In the US it is mainly used as an … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week: Sweet Cicely


Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata), not to be confused with American Sweet Cicely (Osmorhiza longistylis), is a hardy perennial (zones 3-7) that emerges in early spring. The leaves have a beautiful fern like appearance followed by tiny white flowers in the … Continue reading

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Herb of the Year for 2014: Artemisia Spp.


This year, instead of one specific herb species, the Herb of the year is an entire Genus. Artemisia is a large, diverse genus of plants with between 200 and 400 species belonging to the daisy family Asteraceae. Some of the … Continue reading

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What Blooming in Airmeith’s Gardens – 5/31/13

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