HERB OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER: MEDLAR

The Herb of the Month for October 2021 is Medlar, Mespilus germanica. Medlar is a large shrub or small tree, a cultivar of the Rosacea family, which includes members such as apples, pear,s and rose hips.  It is indigenous to Persia, southwest Asia, southeastern Europe, and Turkey.   Medlar is slow …

HERB OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER: Horehound

The Herb of the Month for September 2021 is Horehound, Marrubium vulgare. Horehound is a flowering cultivar from the mint family and is a native of Europe, western Asia, and north Africa.  This hardy perennial plant has been introduced to North America and Australia concurrent with colonization and will even tolerate dry …