Information on common herbs for cultivation and culinary purposes. Herbs are classified by their use - aromatic, cosmetic, culinary, decorative, dye, medicinal and ornamental.

Important Disclaimer

The information shared freely on these pages is meant for cultivation of the crops and for culinary use only. Other uses are simply noted, so that readers are aware that they exist. They should research these herbs on their own for risks, dosages, concerns, etc., particularly if these are intended for any medicinal treatments. For this reason, no detailed information nor recommended uses are given for medicinal properties of herbs. Readers should consult their physician before consuming any herbs for medicinal purposes.


Michael Orzolek, Professor of Vegetable Crops

The Herb directory was developed by Keppy Arnoldsen, Aimée Voisin and Jen Johnson under the guidance of Dr. Michael Orzolek.