Coriander (Coriandrum Sativum)

Latin: Coriandrum Sativum English Coriander / Cilantro Greek: Κολίανδρο Turkish: Kişniş This plant is commonly known as a garnish or condiment. The taste of the leaves (cilantro) and the seeds(coriander) differ greatly. The leaves are used mainly in salads or as a garnish. The crushed seeds can be used to flavour many dishes. Growing Coriander…

Spearmint (Mentha)

Latin: Mentha English Spearmint Greek: Δυόσμος Turkish: Nane Growing Spearmint Like all plants in the mint family, spearmint does not play well with others and will spread enthusiastically around your garden or plot, if you let it. Keeping this aromatic herb in it’s own container will prevent this. If you want to give it some…

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Latin: Thymus vulgaris English: Common Thyme Greek: Θυμάρι Turkish: Kekik Thyme is a low lying herbaceous perennial, becoming more woody as it grows.  It likes hot, dry conditions and well draining soil.  Let the soil dry out between watering.  

Parsely (Petroselinum crispum)

Latin: Petroselinum crispum English Flat Leaf Parsley Greek: Μαϊντανός Turkish: Maydanoz Growing Flat Leaf Parsely Good companion for tomatoes because it, along with carrots, parsnips and dill will attract praying mantises, ladybugs, and spiders. These are predators of the bugs that feed on tomatoes.