Garden Plant Guide

Discover valuable tips and ideas for choosing unique plants to grow in your garden. Learn uses and benefits of some familiar and exotic plants.

How To Use Panadol Plant? A Bit More For You To Know

My panadol plant has grown into a beautiful bush, and now it’s time to prune it. Instead of throwing it …

Lippia Micromera: Little Known Truths About Jamaican Oregano

My Jamaican Oregano plant became the subject of a debate when a  visitor identified it as Spanish Thyme, while his …

What Is Lippia Alba? Irresistible Benefits Of Bushy Lippia

Many elderly individuals consider Lippia Alba as one of the most effective traditional remedies for common ailments.  Known locally as …

6 Differences Between Jamaican Oregano And Italian Oregano

I always knew that there were differences between Jamaican Oregano and Italian Oregano but assumed they were simply different varieties. However, I got a bit confused when I found out …

Useful Herbs

Herbs make a versatile addition to any garden, with some well-known for their culinary, therapeutic, and medicinal benefits. How many do you know?

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What Is Shadow Benny? The Real Reason Behind The Confusion

Want to find out more about Shadow Benny and the real reason why it is often confused with cilantro? Then …

What Is Mimosa Pudica? Everything You Need To Know

Most people consider Mimosa Pudica a pesky weed with sharp thorns that prick your feet as you pass. In contrast, …

What Is Spanish Thyme? 8 Things You Should Know (Pictures)

Spanish Thyme, known locally as Big Thyme, is a soft-stem perennial herb used to season many Caribbean and East Indian …

What Does Purslane Look Like? Introduction To Edible Weeds

During my farm tour, a visitor pointed to a purslane plant and asked me if it was edible. Before I could respond, he was already sampling the leaves.  At the …

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Is Okra A Fruit Or Vegetable? (Simple Answer)

Okra is a fruit which is described as a vegetable for culinary purposes. Its immature …

Is Lemongrass A Perennial Plant Or An Annual?

Lemongrass, Cymbopogon Citratus, is an aromatic clumping grass commonly seen in many gardens worldwide. It is …

Is Basil A Perennial

Is Basil A Perennial Or Annual Plant?

Basil is one of the most popular herbs used in cooking, so it makes sense …

Is Pineapple A Fruit Or Edible Flower? Explained With Pictures

Pineapple, Ananas Comosus, is the name of a perennial tropical herb and its edible fruit, …

Are Green Onions And Scallions The Same? (Not What You Expect)

Many people refer to young onion plants as either Green Onions or Scallions. However, contrary …

Thymus Vulgaris: Little Known Benefits Of Fine Leaf Thyme

My Fine Leaf Thyme plant became the center of attention when a visitor seemed almost …