List of Herbs
All List of Herbs Page 21
No Other Should Be Allowed To Flower
This process is to be continued from year to year. If the selection is carefully made, the grower will soon rejoice, because he will observe a larger and a larger number of plants approaching the type of plant he has been selecting for. In time prac...
October Or November In Double Rows Close Together Say 3 Or 4 Inches
Sown at that time, the plants may be expected to appear earlier than if spring sown and to form a ribbon of verdure which will remain green not only all the growing season, but well into winter if desired. It is best, however, to dig them up in the fa...
Pliny Albertus Magnus And The English Herbalists Of The Middle Ages
Annual marjoram is thought to be the species considered sacred in India to Vishnu and Siva. Description.--Perennial marjoram rises even 2 feet high, in branchy clumps, bears numerous short-stemmed, ovate leaves about 1 inch long, and terminal clust...
Rue (ruta Graveolens Linn)
Southernwood (artemisia Abrotanum Linn)
The Flowers Appear In 10 To 12 Weeks And The Seed Ripens Soon After
When it is desired to cure the leaves for winter use, the stems should be cut just as the flowers begin to appear, and dried in the usual manner. (See page 25.) If seed is wanted, they should be cut soon after the flowers fall or even before all hav...
The Seeds Are Used In Cookery Confectionery And For Flavoring Liquors
Oil of fennel, a pale yellow liquid, with a sweetish aromatic odor and flavor, is distilled with water. It is used in perfumery and for scenting soaps. A pound of oil is the usual yield of 500 pounds of the plant. TTITLE Finocchio or =Florence f...
To Accomplish This No Hand Tool Surpasses The Spading Fork
One other method is, however, superior especially when practiced upon the heavier soils--fall plowing or digging. In practicing this method care should be taken to plow late when the soil, moistened by autumn rains, will naturally come up in big lum...
Uses Basil Is One Of The Most Popular Herbs In The French Cuisine
It is especially relished in mock turtle soup, which, when correctly made, derives its peculiar taste chiefly from the clovelike flavor of basil. In other highly seasoned dishes, such as stews and dressings, basil is also highly prized. It is less use...
Uses The French Use Dill For Flavoring Preserves Cakes And Pastry
For these purposes it is of too strong and pronounced a character to be relished by American palates. The seeds perhaps more often appear in soups, sauces and stews, but even here they are relished more by our European residents than by native America...
(archangelica Officinalis Hoffm)
And There Is Pansies That's For Thoughts
Bluebell (wild Hyacinth)
Pennyroyal (mentha Pulegium Linn)
Rosemary (rosmarinus Officinalis Linn)
(lavendula Vera D C; L Angustifolia Moench; L
Production Of New Varieties