Author: Sachabegg

December 28, 2017 Sachabegg No comments exist

Horseradish, Armoracea rusticana A wonderful herb that packs quite a punch! I was given a small clump of horseradish to plant in my garden a few years ago. After a year, I decided I didn’t like where I had planted it, so I moved it about 2 meters to the right… Now I have two…

November 27, 2017 Sachabegg No comments exist

Cinnamon – Cinamomum zeylanicum Almost all of us are familiar with cinnamon. I remember eating it as a child. Making toast, spreading a decent amount of butter, and sprinkling cinnamon and sugar on it. Not the healthiest of breakfast foods, but at the time I thought I was getting ahead! Now it is a spice…

October 30, 2017 Sachabegg No comments exist

Ginger – Zingiber officianale   Most of us are familiar with ginger as a food, commonly used in ginger bread, ginger cookies, stir-fry, and lots of delicious Indian cuisine. Did you know, it is a also a medicinal plant that can be used to treat some common ailments?   Ginger is in the Zingiberacaea family…

October 2, 2017 Sachabegg No comments exist

Cayenne, Capsicum annuum   Cayenne peppers (in fact all peppers) are stimulants to the system. Cayenne stirs up the blood and has an equalizing effect in that it helps to move stagnant blood. It moves blood to the surface, and is a corrector of circulatory problems. Alternately, cayenne will also staunch the flow of blood….

September 4, 2017 Sachabegg No comments exist

Calendula – Calendula officinalis Calendula is an annual that grows about 12 inches high. Its beautiful flowers bloom in yellow and orange and they will brighten up your garden with their herbal sunshine! Calendula will lightly reseed itself in your garden, but just in case, collect a few seed heads to plant for next year’s…