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Rosemary

Rosemary

Griller’s best friend: a fragrant rosemary plant

July 24, 2014 1:40 pm
Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

While no Scarborough Fair, Purdue University Calumet has plenty of parsley, sage and thyme.

August 03, 2013 9:20 pm Photos

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New Products for Thursday, April 11, 2013

New Products for Thursday, April 11, 2013

Growing in flavor

April 10, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Get a jump on summer by growing herbs indoors now

Get a jump on summer by growing herbs indoors now

Though spring isn't quite in the air, it's not too early to begin planning and planting for warm weather. And for those who like their gardens brimming with fresh herbs, it's easy to begin an herb garden indoors.

February 28, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Get a jump on summer by growing herbs indoors now

Get a jump on summer by growing herbs indoors now

Though spring isn't quite in the air, it's not too early to begin planning and planting for warm weather. And for those who like their gardens brimming with fresh herbs, perfect for snipping to use in cooking, it's easy to begin an herb garden indoors.

February 22, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Herbal Healer: What is mulungu?

Herbal Healer: What is mulungu?

Mulungu is not unlike one of those really great garage bands that has a loyal fan base among the locals but has yet to be heard outside its home base. Popular and dependable in its native Brazil, this botanical wonder remains largely unknown among North American herb enthusiasts. Given mulun…

October 27, 2011 12:00 am
Tarragon is well-behaved and tasty

Tarragon is well-behaved and tasty

Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) looks as pretty now as it's going to look any time of the year. Its flowers are nothing to speak of, but the strappy leaves - gray-green with a satiny sheen - hold up well in summer's heat and dryness.

August 25, 2011 12:00 am
Herbal Healer: What is bay laurel?

Herbal Healer: What is bay laurel?

The ancient Greeks crowned their poets, heroes and exceptional athletes with wreaths fashioned from the bay laurel tree. The phrase "resting on his laurels" describes a person whose glory days are long gone but who willingly employs a successful past to curry unearned favor or advantage in t…

July 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Herbal Healer: What is ayapana?

Herbal Healer: What is ayapana?

This native of the Amazon is a member of the large family that includes daisies and sunflowers. Noted for its aromatic leaves, ayapana has been recognized by Western medicine since the late 1800s. Native traditions have incorporated this healing agent for a much longer period.

May 19, 2011 12:00 am
Phil and Garden Plants

Phil and Garden Plants

Times Columnist Philip Potempa will host a weekend of cooking shows March 26 and 27 at Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point at the 2011 Home & Garden Show.

March 23, 2011 12:00 am

Michigan City arts center offers new year renewal

Michigan City | Lubeznik Center for the Arts will continue its after-hours series in January with the focus on starting the new year renewed and refreshed.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
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