Category Archives: In the Garden

Amaranth: The herb that keeps on giving

By Ansel Oommen

Looking for a multipurpose herb to add to your garden? Amaranth has much to offer in terms of edible and ornamental versatility. Amaranth, also known as pigweed, is a genus of herbaceous annuals with a cosmopolitan distribution. They are drought-hardy, vigorous growers boasting a spectrum of hues that intensify in warm weather, from bright citrine to deep burgundy.  

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Ten of the most nutritious herbs

By Jesse Trail

 Most of us are aware of the nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables; however, not too many know the important nutritional benefits that several of our common (and not so common) herbs have to offer. Here we will extol the important nutritional value of ten herbs, along with some additional information on how certain plant constituents provide health benefits beyond nutrition.

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