Winter Savory is a relatively unknown perennial herb from the Mediterranean region. It was known and used by the Ancient Romans.
Lemon Scented Verbena is a highly scented, easy-to-grow, perennial shrub, with a myriad of uses. What’s not to love?
Oregano, close relative of marjoram, comes in several varieties. Being a Mediterranean plant, they are easy to grow.
Midgen Berries are the fruit of a small, Australian native shrub.
Dahlias, sometimes referred to as the ‘queen of daisies’ have edible flowers and tubers.
Salad Burnet is a relatively unknown, evergreen, perennial herb which tastes a little like cucumber. Being evergreen, it can be added to salads in the middle of winter, when cucumbers ae not in season.
What is that strange looking fruit? It looks like a little paper lantern! Here at Hillside, we call it ‘Cape Gooseberry’, but it is also know as ‘Peruvian Ground Cherry’, ‘Golden Berry’ or ‘Aztec Berry’. Sometimes, in USA, it is marketed as ‘Pichuberry’. It comes from South America, around Peru, Ecuador and Columbia. A lessContinue reading “CAPE GOOSEBERRY”