Rosemary

 


Article by: Briscoe White

Although I have not given up my love affair with Sweet Basil, my attentions have recently turned to anther - rosemary. Rosmarinus officinalis, a member of the mint family, is a wonderful culinary herb , Flowers, An Annual Event with an impressive background. This herb , Marjoram: The of Happiness has had an important role in both legend and religion. Ancient Greeks used rosemary to adorn virgins before sacrificing them. The Romans believed it helped memory, and adorned the herb , Natural Pond Filters - Let Nature Do the Hard Work! while studying. The herb , An Introduction to Bonsai Maple Trees supposedly turned from white , Marjoram: The Herb of Happiness to blue , Marjoram: The Herb of Happiness when Mary hung her cloak on it while fleeing Herod's soldiers and rosemary was always included in monastery gardens , How To Plan A of Europe. Rosemary is referred to in literature as a symbol of remembrance and love and often used in wedding ceremonies. It is said that if there is rosemary in the garden, , Natural Pond Filters - Let Nature Do the Hard Work! there will be a strong woman in the house! , Flowers, An Annual Event Used both as a culinary and medicinal herb, , Gardens: They are Fragrant, Breathtaking— the Perfect Idea for More Outdoor Decor rosemary was believed to cure a host of maladies: depression, headaches, stomach ailments and was said to repel the Black Plague.

The name Rosemary is based on Latin words meaning "dew of the sea"Ā¯ and the plant , Soils, the Natural Solution is native to the rocky Mediterranean region. It has small light-blue flowers , Container Gardening: Urban Alternative for Plant Lovers and narrow, pine-needle-like evergreen leaves that have a strong sweet piney scent and add a distinctive flavor to foods. , Shade Gardening When You Have No Shade Rosemary is a wonderful perennial , Spurce Up Your Garden With Decorative Birdhouses for permanent landscape , Rose Gardening uses in areas where winters , Sheltering Butterflies in Your Garden are mild enough making fine ground covers or handsome hedges. , Yellow Headed Spruce Sawfly It does best in full sun , Basic Chainsaw Maintenance with well-drained soil. , International Flower Delivery Growth can be controlled by frequent pinching.

I have planted both 'Arp' and 'Hardy Hill' in our garden , Unifying and Separating Landscaping Planting Beds and have been delighted with the results. Both varieties have weathered three winters , The Rich History of Wild Roses (Zone 7) with a prevailing winter , Orchid Care - What The Root Tells Us wind relentlessly blowing, and each spring , Outdoor Lighting have brought the promise of renewed vigor. These upright, rigid growers with their intensely fragrant branches have been the backbone of many summer flower , Using Annuals in Your Perrenial Garden arrangements. They out-last their flower-cousins and their distinctive scent is an added bonus. In addition to use in arranging, rosemary is a must in any kitchen. , Teak Furniture - The Proper Way to Care For & Clean It Roast lamb is incomplete without rosemary!
In 1985, Briscoe White , Hibiscus Tea opened The Growers Exchange in an abandoned Texaco station on a busy urban street corner in Richmond, Virginia. The facility has grown over the years, and is now 5 distinct growing environments , Spurce Up Your Garden With Decorative Birdhouses with 5 acres under cover. Briscoe has over 25 years of gardening , How To Plan A Garden experience. For further information , Yellow Headed Spruce Sawfly on gardening , How To Plan A Garden products or gardening , Unifying and Separating Landscaping Planting Beds tips please contact Briscoe White , Floral Garden and Landscape Toupees at bwhite@thegrowersexchange.com

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