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Arbor Gate's Picks
of the Month

Picks

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Thyme

Flavorful thymes abound-French, Lemon, English, and all their many varieties. Since our summer heat takes its toll on these ground-huggers, plant this month. Deep roots stay cooler during the summer and will... Read More >

Ann McCormick Herb 'n Cowgirl
Four Texas Native Herbs

By Ann McCormick Here in Texas we are surrounded by wide-open spaces filled with native herbs, whose fragrance, beauty, and utility make them worthy of cultivation. Let me introduce you to a... Read More >

Hilltop Oregano Recipes

Oregano Avocado Feta Salsa 2 Roma Tomatoes, chopped 1 Avocado, peeled and chopped ¼ cup Red Onion, chopped 2 cloves of Garlic 1 tbsp Parsley, chopped 1 tbsp Oregano, chopped 1 tbsp... Read More >

Fuzzy Bolivian Sage

(Salvia oxyphora) This unique and beautiful salvia is winning us over with its dark green, ridged foliage topped with spikes of fuzzy, deep pink flowers. Each flower has a "lip" just inviting... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Scented Geraniums (Pelargonium)

These amazing plants, astonishing in both their variety of leaf shape and texture, their growth habits, and their fragrances (which mimic numerous familiar fragrances), are said to have been discovered off the... Read More >

Ann McCormick Herb 'n Cowgirl
Arugula: Herb or Vegetable?

Most plants grown in the herb garden are clearly herbs by virtue of their strong flavor (rosemary and chives, for example) or small leaves (thyme or winter savory). Others seem to bridge... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Italian Parsley

The parsleys, Italian and Curled, are cool-season champions, rewarding the gardener in the kitchen and the landscape alike. Either makes a good choice for a three-herb container garden as well. And flat-leaf... Read More >

St. Joseph’s Lily

Hippeastrum x johnsonii The first hybrid amaryllis that was ever produced sometime around 1790 & one of the finest amaryllis for garden culture! Unfortunately, being an old heirloom plant, it�s not readily... Read More >

Ann Wheeler Log House Herb Farm
Lemon and Lime Balm

Lemon and Lime Balm are representatives of one of our most valuable and useful perennial herbs. New cultivars, including variegated or ?Golden? lemon balm, appear on the market regularly, since this herb... Read More >

December Recipes

Rosemary mule 2 oz. Ginger beer 2 oz. Vodka ½ oz. Rosemary simple syrup ½ oz. Cranberry juice Cranberries, frozen Rosemary sprigs Rosemary Syrup: 8 oz. Water 8 oz. Sugar 2 Rosemary... Read More >

Ann McCormick Herb 'n Cowgirl
Nasturtiums: Attractive and Edible

Ever since I began gardening I?ve always preferred plants that provide beauty and utility. I suppose my philosophy is ?If I?m going to grow it, I?d better get something out of the... Read More >

Ann McCormick Herb 'n Cowgirl
Artemisias For a Fragrant Garden

If you're looking for a fragrant foundation for your garden, consider growing an artemisia. Their interesting shapes and leaf colors make them valuable as a focus for garden designs. Their fragrant leaves... Read More >