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Arbor Gate's Picks
of the Month

Picks

Catmint

Catmint is an aromatic perennial flowering herb that produces mounds of somewhat graygreen leaves and generous clusters of lavender-blue flowers — easily-grown, it is also historically enriching, as stories of its use... Read More >

Thai Mint (Mentha arvensis)

This important seasoning of Thai cuisine is similar to the spearmint commonly used for mint sauce in England and in Thai food as a vegetable as well as a flavoring. Like other... Read More >

Thai Mint (Mentha arvensis)

This important seasoning of Thai cuisine is similar to the spearmint commonly used for mint sauce in England and in Thai food as a vegetable as well as a flavoring. Like other... Read More >

Lavender

(Lavandula) In the Gulf Coast South, growing lavender is a challenge. This queenly herb, native to Mediterranean-like climates and soils, finds our clay soils, hot summer nights, and endless humidity inhospitable. By... Read More >

Salad Burnet (Poterium sanguisorba)

An evergreen perennial, easy-to-grow Salad Burnet (or simply Burnet) is a lovely mounding herb that is at its best in a Southern winter. A freezing rain will deposit jewel-like icy droplets on... Read More >

Caraway Thyme

(herba barona) Caraway thyme is a creeping, woody member of the thyme family -- a perennial often used as an ornamental ground cover and as a culinary herb. Numerous, thin, somewhat woody... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Basil

Wonderful, heat loving annual. Available in flavors too numerous to list, it will produce throughout the summer and until the fall's cool days.

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Thyme

This much loved classic herb comes in many varieties. Both culinary and ornamental, all it asks is for plenty of sun and good drainage. Visit the Arbor Gate to see this lovely... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Lemon Balm

Gardening in the shade is a great idea this time of year. And Lemon Balm will thrive in your darkest garden spot. This wonderful spreading evergreen, akin to mint, has many culinary... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Chives

Get the fall gardening season off to a good start even though it's still plenty hot. Chives planted now will put down plenty of roots so that you'll be able to harvest... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Parsley

Along with cilantro and dill, parsley is a cool-season annual in our climate. Plant the gorgeous triple-curled variety now to line bed and path edges, and put the Italian or flat-leaf variety... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Lavender

If you're dreaming of lavender blossoms, plant our recommended varieties now so they can become established through the cool season. You'll be rewarded by large bushes and lots of fragrance, not to... Read More >