Tarragon: the perennial herb in your own garden

Tarragon: the perennial herb in your own garden

The spicy tarragon is available in different varieties. We present tarragon from cultivation in your own garden to use in the kitchen. The aromatic herb is particularly popular in Italy and France [Photo: ElenVik / Shutterstock] Tarragon ( Artemisia dracunculus ) belongs to the Asteraceae family . This means that the perennial herb is related…

Properly propagating tarragon: sowing, dividing and cuttings

Properly propagating tarragon: sowing, dividing and cuttings

When it comes to how to properly propagate tarragon, the decisive factor is which variation of the herb it is. We show what options there are. Tarragon can also be propagated from seeds [Photo: Anna-2118 / shutterstock.com] Three variations of tarragon ( Artemisia dracunculus ) can be found in our gardens. In addition to the…

How to make tomato seeds yourself: how to properly dry the seeds

How to make tomato seeds yourself: how to properly dry the seeds

In order to be able to enjoy your favorite tomato every year, you can dry the seeds from the tomatoes and win your own tomato seeds. In our instructions, we show you how to proceed correctly when harvesting seeds. By drying tomato seeds you can produce tomato seeds yourself [Photo: Swellphotography / Shutterstock.com] One often…

Lavender plants: location, flowering time & instructions

Lavender plants: location, flowering time & instructions

Even if the lavender comes from the Mediterranean, it is easy to plant here. We show what to consider when planting lavender. Lavender also feels very good in the pot [Photo: Robert Przybysz / Shutterstock.com] In its Mediterranean homeland, the subshrub from the mint family (Lamiaceae) grows on stony slopes on poor soil. But already…

Hardy pond plants: 12 robust plants for the garden pond

Hardy pond plants: 12 robust plants for the garden pond

Renewing the indispensable plants in the pond after every severe winter is bothersome and cumbersome. The solution: hardy pond plants. Hardy bank plants save a lot of work and are also decorative [Photo: Carmen Hauser / Shutterstock.com] When planting gardens, it is always ideal to use plants that can withstand our weather without much effort….

Snapdragons: location, care & flowering time

Snapdragons: location, care & flowering time

The snapdragon enjoys continued popularity in cottage gardens and flower meadows. How it is properly planted, cared for and propagated, learn from this article. Snapdragons have a wide range of flower colors [Photo: demamiel62 / Shutterstock.com] In addition to marigolds, dahlias and peasant roses, the snapdragon ( antirrhinum ) is an integral part of the…