Rosemary: The Herb of Remembrance and Friendship

 


Article by: Gwen Stewart

Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly called rosemary is an aromatic herb , Giving Seeds What They Need In Storage indigenous to the Mediterranean area. Rosemary is traditionally known as the herb , Variety In Garden Plants - How To Choose The Best Plants For Your Garden of remembrance and friendship. Also known as Mary's mantle and compass weed, , How Vacuum Formed Molds Are Made rosemary is a lovely, sweet scented, shrubby perennial , Marsh Marigold in Mediterranean countries that can be grown as an annual , Herbal Medicine Chest in Your Backyard in Northern climates , Patio Heaters: A Way To A Comfortable Outdoor Gatherings or as an indoor , Bottle Gardening or Terrarium - Design and Maintenance potted plant. , How Vacuum Formed Molds Are Made Rosemary has needlelike leaves and delicate light , Marsh Marigold blue flowers. , Tidy Your Garden Up Cheaply Mature plants , Step by Step Pruning for New Gardeners - Part I can live for over 30 years.

Rosemary grows , How To Keep Your Yard Ornamental With A Proper Sago Palm Care best in full sun , Landscaping 101 but will tolerate semi-shade. This plant , Patio Enclosures grows best in light, , Three Tips for a Better and Cheaper Lawn well-drained soil. , Finding the Right Landscaping Company Let rosemary become moderately dry between waterings, as root , Tidy Your Garden Up Cheaply rot can be a problem in soggy soils. , Step by Step Pruning for New Gardeners - Part I Mist the leaves every second week. Rosemary grows , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage 3 - 6 feet (1 - 2 m) tall outdoors. , Step by Step Pruning for New Gardeners - Part I Indoors, , Patio Enclosures rosemary benefits by harvesting tip , Spring Wild Flowers cuttings that will keep the plant , A Rose is a Rose? fuller and bushier. Rosemary's leaves are dark green , Solar Outdoor Lighting on top with silvery undersides.

Rosemary is slow to germinate and grow , A Beautiful Garden of Flowers from seed , Mulch Your Spring Flower Bulbs in the Fall for a Beautiful Spring Display so it is best to buy plants , Names Of Spring Flowers or propagate rosemary from stem cuttings. If you are growing , Landscaping 101 this herb , Three Tips for a Better and Cheaper Lawn indoors, rosemary thrives when moved outdoors , Garlic: The Stinking Rose for the summer. , Online FTD Florists Leave rosemary in pots , Colour in the Garden in the garden , Giving Seeds What They Need In Storage as it seems to be able to adjust to moving back in-doors more successfully. Move back indoors , Sowing an Annual Flower Border before the first frost, check for insects, and if there is an infestation, spray with a soap and water , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 1 spray.

Rosemary requires at least 4 hours of direct sunlight a day. If you are growing , Step by Step Pruning for New Gardeners - Part I rosemary on a windowsill, turn regularly to ensure every side receives light. , Guide To Growing Annuals If you are growing , Abatement Conflicts with Eco-Systems rosemary under lights, , Working with Landscape Contractors hang fluorescent lights , Growing a Sustainable Garden! 6 inches (15 cm) above the plants , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond and leave on for 12 hours.

In the garden, , Marsh Marigold rosemary deters cabbage moth, bean beetles, and carrot fly when planted near cabbage, beans, carrots, and sage. In Italy, rosemary is the preferred herb , Transplanting Tips with lamb, veal, and poultry particularly when simmered with olive oil, garlic, and wine. Rosemary should always be used with lamb as it enhances the meat with incomparable flavour. Other uses in the kitchen , Solar Outdoor Lighting include tomato , Finding the Right Landscaping Company dishes, stews, soups, vegetable , Variety In Garden Plants - How To Choose The Best Plants For Your Garden dishes, pork, rabbit, sausages, fish, , Start Planning for Your Backyard Water Garden or Pond shellfish, finely chopped in custards, egg dishes, pickles, jellies, jams, cakes, cookies, salads, , Garden for Birds #4 and is an essential ingredient in herb , Spring Wild Flowers breads and biscuits, including focaccia, the classic Italian bread. Rosemary can be added to the cooking water , Spring Wild Flowers to enliven cauliflower, potatoes, green , Names Of Spring Flowers beans, and peas. Marinades for fish , A Beautiful Garden of Flowers and meats as well as minestrone, chicken, and pea soups benefit from the addition of rosemary. Rosemary has a strong flavour so use sparingly. Leaves, stems, and flowers , Fences are all edible. To release the flavour of dried leaves, crush them just before using. Rosemary stems can be used for herb , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage skewers by stripping the leaves and threading vegetables , Everything You need to Know to Set up Your Square Foot Garden or tender cuts of meat on the stems for broiling.

Rosemary can be kept in the fridge for a few days either in plastic , How to Choose a Perfect Wood Porch Swing bags or with the stems immersed in water. , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage The leaves can be dried by hanging fresh sprigs in a warm, dry place. , Working with Landscape Contractors Strip off leaves before storing.
Gwen Nyhus Stewart, B.S.W., M.G., H.T., is an educator, freelance writer, garden , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage consultant, and author of the book The Healing Garden: A Place , Bottle Gardening or Terrarium - Design and Maintenance Of Peace - Gardening , Colour in the Garden For The Soil, , The Value of Mulch Gardening , How To Keep Your Yard Ornamental With A Proper Sago Palm Care For The Soul and the booklet Non-toxic Alternatives For Everyday Cleaning And Gardening , Finding the Right Landscaping Company Products. She owns the website Gwen's Healing Garden , Patio Enclosures where you will find lots of free information , Sowing an Annual Flower Border about gardening , Solar Outdoor Lighting for the soil , How to Choose a Perfect Wood Porch Swing and gardening , Tips about Flower Care for the soul. To find out more about the books and subscribe to her free Newsletter visit http://www.gwenshealinggarden.ca

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