When we replace oregano we can choose to use fresh or dried herbs. Best substitute is marjoram, followed by thyme, rosemary, sage and even dried basil. Often a mix is a good idea with mixed herbs or Italian Seasoning being great.
It can be hard to know what the best alternatives are to certain plants in our gardens and kitchens. Some plants and herbs seem irreplaceable, however let’s look at substitutes for lavender in your home.
When looking at cut and come again we have Evergreen and Herbaceous herbs to take into account. The evergreen type will take a good prune and harvest through the growing season, with a general trim before the dormant Winter. Herbaceous herbs will thrive with regular pinching out of new growth.
There are some very common mistakes made with these two Mediterranean herbs. Given the level of misunderstandings we thought it worth an entire article to break it down further. Both … Continue Reading Oregano And Marjoram – Differences, Similarities
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