marjoram companion plants

What Are The Best Marjoram Companion Plants?

Marjoram is a culinary herb first cultivated in the Mediterranean region. It belongs to the Lamiaceae family, which means it is related to mint and other herbs associated with Mediterranean cuisine. Marjoram grows well in containers and is relatively easy to cultivate both indoors and outdoors. It is viewed as …

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growing marjoram

Growing Marjoram: A Quick And Dirty Guide

Marjoram is a member of the mint family and an oregano relative. The two herbs are similar enough that oregano is sometimes called wild marjoram. One of the best-known applications of marjoram is in the famous French herb blend known as herbes de Provence. Marjoram is particularly easy to propagate …

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chive companion plants

What Are The Best Chive Companion Plants?

Chives are a popular herb in the onion family — also known as the Allium family — and are versatile both in the kitchen and the garden. They are a perennial that can keep coming back year after year if you provide them with the right environment. Chives can also …

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growing chives

Growing Chives: A Quick And Dirty Guide

Chives are perfect for beginner gardeners. Not only is the chive a hardy herb, but it is also a perennial that can self-propagate and regrow itself season after season. Once they are established, chives can grow for years with minimal care. Chives belong to the Allium family, which means that …

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Chamomile Companion Plants

What Are The Best Chamomile Companion Plants?

Chamomile is known to many gardeners as a medicinal tea herb. You can harvest the blooms fresh or dried and use them to make a tea that is renowned for its mild sedative effects. It has benefits in the garden as well. Chamomile has in the past been referred to …

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Parsley Companion Plants

What Are The Best Parsley Companion Plants?

Parsley is a popular herb garden plant, and not just because it is nutritious and visually appealing. Parsley is considered an all-purpose growth stimulator by some gardeners. It is also an excellent companion plant that pairs well with many other herbs and vegetables in your garden. There are also a …

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Growing Chamomile

Growing Chamomile: A Quick And Dirty Guide

Chamomile is a flower in the Asteraceae family that is used as a medicine, dye, and decorative plant. Chamomile is considered a perennial in warmer hardiness zones but doesn’t live for very long even under ideal circumstances, so it is usually grown as an annual. Chamomile flowers offer two benefits: …

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Growing Parsley

Growing Parsley: A Quick And Dirty Guide

Parsley has a reputation among some gardeners for being particularly difficult to grow, but it’s doable if you know what steps to take. Once it becomes established in your garden or a container indoors, parsley is very easy to maintain. There are two main kinds of parsley, flat-leaf and curly-leaf, …

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