Nose-Twisting Nasturtiums – The Herb Society of America Blog

By Susan Belsinger Plant ProfileFamily: TropaeolaceaeScientific name: Tropaeolum majusCommon names: nasturtium, Indian cress, trophy cress, trophywortNative Habitat: Peru, parts of South AmericaPlant Type: AnnualGrowth Habit: Dwarf bushy cultivars grow from…

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Celery Seed – The Herb Society of America’s Herb of the Month – The Herb Society of America Blog

By Maryann Readal Celery seed comes from a variety of celery that is different from the celery (Apium graveolens) we see in grocery stores. The seed comes from an ancestor…

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Botanical Brews – An introductory guide to using tropical specialty ingredients in beer – The Herb Society of America Blog

By Amanda Dix (Blogmasters’ note: Experiencing craft beer is a high point for many connoisseurs these days. While beer in its various forms has been around for millennia, today’s brew-masters…

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