Articles for the Month of February 2013

Gentlemen (and Ladies) – Start Your Seeds!

Now that Valentine’s Day is over, I’m thinking it’s time for me to start some seeds for spring planting. It’s the best way to get a jump on spring and it helps to save a few bucks, always an important consideration in the McCormick home, I can tell you. I must however confess I’ve had

Our Founding Gardeners

One of the things I enjoy about herbs is learning the history and lore associated with these useful plants. While working on an article about New World herbs (to be published Summer, 2013 in “Herb Quarterly”) I came across a botanical history book called Founding Gardeners, by Andrea Wulf. The book discusses the first four