Herbs

Herbs add multiple benefits to your garden.  They add flavour to every meal in a way that is ore dense than most foods in nutrients.  They also attract beneficial insects that will help guard your garden!

Catnip Growing Guide

Catnip Growing Guide

Growing catnip (Nepeta cataria) offers several advantages to gardeners and cat owners alike. First and foremost, catnip is easy to cultivate, making it an accessible choice for both experienced and novice gardeners. This hardy herb thrives in a variety of soil types...

Mint Growing Guide

Mint Growing Guide

Mint has got to be one of our favourite crops at Limitless Growth.  Usually, we recommend purchasing seedlings at a local nursery as starting from seed can be difficult, but if you're up for the challenge then here's a guide for you. The benefits of starting from a...

Savory Growing Guide

Savory Growing Guide

Savory is an aromatic herb that belongs to the mint family. It is a small shrub that grows up to 30 cm in height and is native to the Mediterranean. There are two main types of savory: summer savory and winter savory. Summer savory has a sweeter taste and is used in a...

Oregano Growing Guide

Oregano Growing Guide

Oregano is a perennial herb that belongs to the mint family. It is a highly aromatic herb with a pungent flavor that is commonly used in Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines. The leaves of the plant are typically small and oval-shaped, and can be either fresh or dried....

Marjoram Growing Guide

Marjoram Growing Guide

Marjoram is a fragrant herb that is often used in cooking. It is a member of the mint family and is native to the Mediterranean region. The leaves of the marjoram plant have a sweet, slightly minty flavour, and are commonly used to season meats, vegetables, and soups....

Lavender Growing Guide

Lavender Growing Guide

Lavender is a herb with fragrant, delicate purple flowers. It is a popular garden plant, cultivated for its ornamental value, as well as for its culinary and medicinal properties. Lavender is widely used in aromatherapy, as its essential oils have a calming effect on...

Caraway Growing Guide

Caraway Growing Guide

Caraway is a biennial plant that is grown for its seeds, which are used as a spice in many cuisines around the world. It is a member of the Apiaceae family and is closely related to other popular spices such as cumin, fennel, and coriander. The plant grows up to 2...

Chamomile Growing Guide

Chamomile Growing Guide

Chamomile is a daisy-like herb known for its sweet, floral aroma and its many therapeutic properties. There are two main types of chamomile used for medicinal purposes: German chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). Both types have...

Thyme Growing Guide

Thyme Growing Guide

Thyme is a perennial herb with small aromatic leaves and tiny purple or white flowers. It is a member of the mint family and has a distinctive earthy, slightly sweet, and herbaceous flavor that complements a wide variety of dishes. Thyme is commonly used in...

Sage Growing Guide

Sage Growing Guide

Sage is a herb that is known for its distinct earthy flavor and aroma. It is commonly used in cooking, particularly in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, and pairs well with poultry, pork, and roasted vegetables. Sage is also used in traditional medicine for...

Parsley Growing Guide

Parsley Growing Guide

Parsley is a biennial herb widely used in cooking for its fresh and vibrant flavour. It has flat or curly leaves and is often used as a garnish or ingredient in soups, salads, and sauces. Parsley is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin K, vitamin...

Mustard Growing Guide

Mustard Growing Guide

Mustard is a leafy green vegetable that belongs to the same family as kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. The plant is known for its pungent and spicy flavour, and its leaves are often used in salads, sandwiches, and as a garnish. Mustard greens are a good source of...

Lemon Balm Growing Guide

Lemon Balm Growing Guide

Lemon balm is a fragrant herb from the mint family that is commonly grown for its aromatic leaves. It is native to Europe and the Mediterranean but is widely cultivated in other parts of the world. The leaves of lemon balm are known for their lemony scent and flavour...

Dill Growing Guide

Dill Growing Guide

Dill is an annual herb that is commonly used in cooking and pickling. It has a distinctive flavour and aroma that is often described as tangy, sweet, and slightly bitter. The plant grows up to 3 feet tall and produces feathery, fern-like leaves and small yellow or...

Cilantro Growing Guide

Cilantro Growing Guide

Cilantro, also known as coriander, is a herb that is commonly used in cooking and has a distinctive aroma and flavour. It is a fast-growing annual plant that produces feathery green leaves and small white or pink flowers. Cilantro is popular in Mexican, Latin...

Chive Growing Guide

Chive Growing Guide

Chives are a type of herb that belongs to the onion family. They are known for their long, thin green leaves, which are often used to add flavour to a variety of dishes. Chives are easy to grow and thrive in cooler weather, making them a popular choice for gardeners...

Chervil Growing Guide

Chervil Growing Guide

Chervil is an herb that is part of the parsley family. It has delicate, fern-like leaves with a mild, slightly sweet flavour that is often described as a blend of parsley and anise. Chervil is a popular ingredient in French cuisine and is often used to add flavour to...

Basil Growing Guide

Basil Growing Guide

Basil is a popular herb with a fragrant aroma and a sweet, slightly peppery taste. It is widely used in cooking, particularly in Mediterranean and Asian cuisine, and is also known for its medicinal properties. Basil can be grown easily and organically in a variety of...