We tend to use basil as a garnish that is minty, zesty, peppery and with some intense clove like notes. Refreshing and intense in flavor a little goes a long way. Oregano is more often cooked with a dish to develop the flavor and it is earthy, herbaceous, woody and pungent with mint to citrus notes.
Cardoon is sometimes called an artichoke-thistle due to it’s close likeness. Grown as an annual this tender perennial can be a center-piece of a garden growing to 1.2m (4 feet) in height with a 60cm (2 feet) spread. From sowing to harvest expect a 120-150 day wait.
Marjoram is a useful herb to grow in the UK. You can grow marjoram from seed or buy as young plants from reputable nurseries. This is a great way to … Continue Reading Guide To Growing Marjoram In The UK