Mint - The Herb used in Greek Mythology and found in Egyptian Tombs

Mint - The Herb used in Greek Mythology and found in Egyptian Tombs

Mint From the family Lamiaceae. The Mentha family is a native of Europe that has naturalized in many parts of the world, including North America, Australia and Japan. Mint has been cultivated for its medicinal properties since ancient times and has been found in Egyptian tombs dating back to 1000 BC. The Japanese have been […]

Herb - English Mace - Achillea ageratum

Herb - English Mace - Achillea ageratum

ENGLISH MACE From the family Asteraceae. Native to Switzerland, English mace is now cultivated in northern temperate countries. This culinary herb is little known and under-used. English mace belongs to the (genus) Achillea, named after Achilles, who is said to have discovered the medicinal properties of the genus. There is no direct historical record of […]

Design your Perfect Home Water Garden

Design your Perfect Home Water Garden

Design your Perfect Home Water Garden Looking to start your own water garden, but don’t know where to begin?  Well you have come to the right place!  Water gardens are pretty rare amongst most home owners.  The money and time required to build and maintain a water garden discourages many. The beauty and tranquility it […]