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Arbor Gate's Picks
of the Month


Garlic Recipes

Rosemary Garlic Rubbed Beef 3½ lb. Top Sirloin Roast 8 Cloves Garlic, minced 2 tbsp Rosemary, chopped 4 tsp Kosher Salt 1 tbsp Black Pepper Combine last four ingredients and rub onto... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Doublemint ‘Madalene Hill’

Mints are known throughout the world and so widely esteemed that new varieties hybridize, take root, and begin growing wild all over the planet. They are broadly divided into two groups --... Read More >

Sicilian Oregano

Port Wine Sauce 1 tbsp butter 1 Shallot, chopped 3 cloves of Garlic, chopped 2 tbsp Sicilian Oregano � cup Beef stock � cup Port wine Place roasting pan over burner on... Read More >

Ann McCormick Herb 'n Cowgirl
Delicious Dill

Although we�re on the edge of summer, it�s not too late to plant some dill in your edible garden. Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual that grows quickly from seed to five... Read More >

Dilled Potato Chowder

1 tsp oil 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 6 stalks of celery, sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs Potatoes, large dice 32 oz Chicken stock or broth (Can... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm

No culinary herb is more redolent of the home vegetable garden than dill. Its feathery appearance and unique aroma and flavor remind one of pickle-making days in our grandmothers? kitchens. Yet in... Read More >

Cherry Bomb Holly

(Ilex hybrid 'Cherry Bomb') A fabulous holly! 'Cherry Bomb' is an evergreen, compact shrub with glossy, smooth-edged foliage and HUGE red berries fall and all winter. It forms a somewhat rounded 5'-7'... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm

Burnet, also called Salad Burnet, is an outstandingly beautiful and under-used evergreen perennial herb that attains a height of 12 to 18 inches, forming a dense and rotund clump. It's lovely blue-green... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm

(Ocimum basilicum) Each month during 2016, my Herb Picks will be accompanied by a myth or other tale that has come down to us through the centuries, as well as some useful... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Bell Pepper Basil

A native of Oaxaca, Mexico, Bell Pepper Basil has spread rapidly since its initial introduction by Madalene Hill. It is unique for several reasons: unlike other basils, it can withstand a light... Read More >

Fuchsia Fountains Skullcap

Scutellaria sp. A wonderful, tough, dynamite perennial from Northern Mexico. Forms a 6" to 8" tall mound of tiny foliage and is smothered with small snapdragon-like fuchsia flowers spring to fall in... Read More >


This family of plants is ideally suited to Houston's heat and humidity! Most require some shade but will reward you with beautiful blooms. Featured in our photo(s) is "Musical Notes" Clerodendrum, an... Read More >