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.