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As the month of June draws to an end, we prepare ourselves to welcome July! With high hopes that this month carries with it good news as we enter the...

Hello, and welcome back to our late May edition of ‘Home Gardner’. It has been a while since our last post and we hope you find our topic this month...

Welcome back to our monthly issue of ‘Home Gardener’, a blog for beginners and passionate gardeners, where we share tips on how to start your own home garden and everything...

Welcome to the monthly issue of MIC Home Gardener, your guide to growing healthy vegetables at home and learning about their health benefits. In this issue, we are going to...

Tomatoes that can provide you with unique health benefits. Skin , eye sight improvement and glowing skin benefits. Let's explore a few of the reasons why they are such a...

Calamansi is a tropical . Local name NARANG. Like all citrus fruits, calamansi is loaded with vitamin C and B. It's also traditionally used as treatment for certain diseases. In...

Oregano is an important culinary and medicinal herb that has been used in medicine and cooking for thousands of years - with a number of potential health benefits. Oregano has a very...

Fresh or dried, thyme leaves and flowers lend a sprightly essence to flavouring casseroles, soups, stews, and sautéed vegetables.  Chopped fresh or dried and combined with parsley and bay leaves,

Gotu kola is a very important herb that has wonderful health benefits and especially it's use in improving memory is legendary.It's botanical name Centella asiatica its this super herb Gotu...

Fragrant, delicious rosemary is a wonderful herb to grow on your own, either indoors in a pot or outside in your garden. Rosemary is generally not hard to grow, and...

We all know Parsley as a pretty little herb that lends a sprinkling of color and taste to our favorite dishes. If you think of parsley as just a garnish that...

Egyptians call it the  'Plant of Immortality'.  Aloe gel promotes skin growth and repair. It has natural soothing properties and suits even the most sensitive skin. Aloe is a succulent plant,

We all know that Popeye the sailor man made himself super strong by eating spinach.  Popeye popularized spinach, but it's too bad he ate it out of a can. Fresh...

Besides praying to the plant, a number of people use the leaves and roots of the plant in various medicine. It's  really a miracle plant and miracle herb also known...

Pandan also known as rampe is a tropical plant which is commonly known as pandan leaves, and is used widely in Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring . They have...

It's fragrant, fast-growing, green, and it has it's own ice cream flavor. So what's not to love about mint? If you've ever grown the herb, you know where I'm going...

Curry leaves are very popular in Sri Lanka where they are used in every dish and cooking to add a super aroma and flavor to the dishes they cook in...

I call it the sweetest spice . Not only is cinnamon good for us, it is also very easy to grow!  You can grow a cinnamon plant in corner of...

I have been growing ginger at home for years, and ginger would have to be the "most neglected plant" in my garden.I look at my ginger plant only once a...

Today its about a another member of the chili pepper family.  I'm takling about Banana Peppers. Banana peppers are easy to grow and provide fresh peppers for many months during the...

Can you name one of the world's healthiest herbs / foods ? -  Turmeric  Turmeric's antiseptic and antibacterial properties make it useful for cleaning and treating wounds,so healthy in fact that I...

In ancient times, black pepper was considered the " king of spices" and it was more valuable than gold. In fact another name for black pepper was "black gold". A...