Results for Category: Garden Medicine

Seed Scarification: What Herb Gardeners Need to Know | Herbal Academy | Let’s take a look at a few different methods of seed scarification to increase germination rates among seeds with tough outer shells.
  ON February 23,2021

Seed Scarification: What Herb Gardeners Need to Know

Seeds are packaged by nature to survive the elements. A tough outer shell protects the tender plant embryo inside. Some seed coatings are tougher than others. Seeds with the toughest coatings can be hard to crack, which is why they germinate at much higher rates when exposed to conditions like fire, freezing, or digestive processes…

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7 Best Plants for a Beginner's Herb Garden | Herbal Academy | In this article, we share seven easy-to-grow and useful herbs for a beginner’s herb garden, along with tips for using and growing each one. 
  ON July 29,2020

7 Best Plants for a Beginner’s Herb Garden

Growing your own herbs is a time-tested way to deepen your relationship with the plants in your apothecary. I’ll never forget the first time I brushed against sage (Salvia officinalis) in my own garden and was surprised at how cool the velvety leaves felt against my skin. Later, when I learned that sage is often…

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How To Grow Culinary Herbs Indoors During The Winter | Herbal Academy | Would you like a way to grow herbs that you can enjoy all winter long? Here's a step-by-step guide to help you grow culinary herbs indoors!
  ON January 04,2018

How To Grow Culinary Herbs Indoors During Winter

As I look out at the crisp, white blanket covering what once was a thriving patio garden through July and August, I feel fortunate to have my indoor garden to keep the freshness alive in my apartment. When the days grow colder and seem increasingly short and dark, knowing how to grow culinary herbs indoors…

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