What's Growing This Year

Cultivated in the garden...

Agrimony, Agrimonia eupatoria

Angelica, Angelica archangelica

Anise Hyssop, Agastache foeniculum

Arnica, Arnica chamissonis

Arnica, Arbo, Arnica montana 'Arbo' (new)

Ashwagandha, Withania somnifera

Balsam, Impatiens balsamina (new)

Basil, Ocimum basilicum

Basil, Wild, Clinopodium vulgare (new)

Bergamot, Lemon / Purple Horsemint, Monarda citriodora (new)

Black Cohosh, Cimicifuga racemosa

Black Seed, Nigella sativa

Blessed Thistle, Cnicus benedictus

Boneset, Eupatorium perfoliatum

Borage, Borago officinalis

Bugleweed, Lycopus americanus

Calendula, Erfurter Orange, Calendula officinalis

California Poppy, Eschscholzia californica

Cayenne Pepper, Capsicum frutescens

Centaury, European, Centaurium erythraea

Chamomile, Bodegold, Matricaria recutita 'Bodegold'

Chives, Allium schoenoprasum

Cicely, Sweet, Myrrhis odorata (new)

Codonopsis, Codonopsis tangshen

Comfrey, Symphytum officinale 'Bocking 14'

Cornflower, Centaurea cyanus

Costmary, Tanacetum balsamita

Curry PlantHelichrysum italicum (new)

Dill, Anethum graveolens

Dong Quai, Angelica sinensis (new)

Echinacea, Echinacea angustifolia

Eclipta, Eclipta alba

Elecampane, Inula helenium

Epazote, Chenopodium ambrosioides

Evening Primrose, Oenothera biennis

Fang-Feng, Saposhnikovia divariicata

Figwort, Scrophularia nodosa (new)

Fireweed, Chamerion angustifolium

Feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium

 

Gentian, Tibetan, Gentiana tibetica (new)

Ginseng, Java, Talinum paniculatum

Greek Mountain Tea, Sideritis syriaca

Grindelia, Grindelia integrifolia

Gromwell, Chinese, Lithospermum erythrorhizon

Gynostemma / Jiao-Gu-Lan, Gynostemma pentaphyllum

Henbit, Red, Lamium purpureum (new)

Hibiscus, RoselleHibiscus sabdariffa (new)

Horehound, Black, Ballota nigra

Horehound, White, Marrubium vulgare

Hyssop, Hyssopus officinalis

Joe Pye Weed, Eutrochium maculatum

Khella, Ammi visnaga (new)

Lady's Mantle, Alchemilla vulgaris

Laserwort, Saposhnikovia divaricata

Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia 

Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis

Lemon Savory, Satureja montana var. citiriodora

Lemon Verbena, Aloysia citrodora

Lemongrass, Cymbopogon flexuosus

Licorice, Official, Glycyrrhiza glabra

Licorice, Wild, Glycyrrhiza lepidota

Lobelia, Official, Lobelia inflata

Madder , Rubia tinctorum

Maralroot, Leuzea carthamoides ‘Lujza’

Marigold, Mexican Mint, Tagestes lucida,            (new)

Marshmallow, Althaea officinalis

Meadowsweet, Filipendula ulmaria

Mints - 2 varieties of peppermint

Nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus

Navajo Tea, Thelesperma filifolium

New Jersey Tea, Red Root, Ceanothus americanus

Nicotiana, White, Nicotiana sylvestris (new)

Oregano, Origanum vulgare

Parsley, Petroselinum crispum

Passionflower, Passiflora incarnata

Pearly Everlasting, Anaphalis margaritacea

 

Peppermint, Mentha piperita

Periwinkle, Vinca minor

Pineapple Flower, Helenium aromaticum            (new)

Pleurisy Root, Asclepias tuberosa

Prairie Smoke, Geum triflorum

Rabbit Tobacco, Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

Rock Rose, Cistus incanus tauricus (new)

Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis
Thyme, Orange, Thymus fragrantissimus

Sage, Common, Salvia officinalis

Sage, Dan-Shen Gansu, Salvia przewalskii

Sage, Dan-Shen Chinese Red, Salvia miltiorrhiza

Sage, Lyre Leaf, Salvia lyrata

Safflower, Carthamus tinctorius

Savory, Lemon, Satureja montana var. citriodora

Savory, Winter, Satureja montana

Senega, Chinese, Polygala tenuifolia

Sheep Sorrel, Rumix acetosella

Shiso, Perilla frutescens

Skullcap, American, Scutellaria lateriflora

Skullcap, Baikal, Scutellaria baicalensis

Skullcap, Barbat, Scutellaria barbata

Solomon's Seal, False, Maianthemum racemosum

Solomon's Seal, True, Polygonatum biflorum

Spikenard, Aralia racemosa

Spilanthes, Acmella oleracea

Stevia, Stevia rebaudiana 

St. John's Wort, Hypericum perforatum

Sweet Woodruff, Galium odoratum

Sushni, Marsilea minuta (new)

Teasel, Dipsacus asperoides

Tulsi, Krishna, Ocimum tenuiflorum

Tulsi, Temperate, Ocimum africanum

Valerian, Select, Valeriana officinalis

Wild Ginger, Asarum canadense
Wood Betony, Stachys officinalis

Yerba Del Lobo, Helenium hoopesii

Zaatar, Origanum syriacum

New this year!  

Okay.  So I may have gone a bit overboard.  Again.  But hey, it was a cold wintery week when I was browsing through my three favorite seed company's websites:  Strictly Medicinal, Richters, and Pinetree (my go-to for vegetable seeds).  I hope you enjoy browsing my list of what I have added this year to the You-Pick Medicinal Herbs Garden.

Growing wild at the farm...

Bee Balm, Monarda fistulosa

Black Raspberry, Rubus occidentalis

Black Walnut, Juglans nigra

Blue Lobelia, Lobelia siphilitica

Burdock, Arctium lappa

Catnip, Nepeta cataria

Cleavers, Galium aparine

Creeping Charlie / Ground Ivy, Glechoma hederacea

Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale

Echinacea, Purpurea, Echinacea purpurea

Elderberry, Sambucus canadensis

Golden Alexander, Smyrnium olusatrum

Goldenrod, Common, Solidago canadensis

Lady's Thumb, Persicaria maculosa

Lamb's Quarters, Chenopodium album

Monarda, Monarda fistulosa

Motherwort, Leonurus cardiaca

Mullein Common, Verbascum thapsus

Nettle, Stinging, Urtica dioica

Nettle, Wood, Laportea canadensis

Prickly Ash, Zanthoxylum americanum

Prickly Lettuce, Lactuca serriola

Plantain, Plantago major

Red Clover, Trifolium pratense

Shepherd's Purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris

Valerian, Valeriana officinalis

Vervain, Blue, Verbena hastata

Vervain, Hoary, Verbena stricta

Wild Cherry, Prunus serotina

Wild Grape, Vitis riparia

Wild Violet, Viola odorata

Yarrow, White, Achillea millefolium

Yellow Dock, Rumex crispus

Plants that are growing but need a few more years to establish before gathering...​

Astragalus, Astragalus membranaceus

Eleuthero, Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng)

Goji, Red, Lycium barbarum

Rhodiola / Rose Root, Rhodiola rosea

Wild Yam, Dioscorea villosa

If you read through all of these lists, you must be an herbalist!