rosemary sprigs

Herbal royalty. Rosemary is a flowering woody shrub with spiky, pine-needle shaped leaves in shades of green and silver. It has been prized for its many culinary, medicinal, and cosmetic properties for hundreds of years. The powerful and distinctive aroma and flavour of rosemary make it an essential plant in the garden.  Rosemary will also happily live indoors.

 how this nature nurtures you 

The options are plentiful.  Here are a few:

  • Rosemary’s unique aroma and taste will enliven soups and stews, roasted vegetables, and salads.
  • A tea from the steeped leaves may relieve headaches, boost circulation, and strengthen the immune system
  • Packed with antioxidants, it may help neutralize free radicals in the body.
  • A rinse can be made for your hair to add shine and stimulate growth.
  • As a skin tonic, it reduces blemishes and cleans pores.
  • Merely brushing past or gathering a few leaves in your hand to inhale gives an invigorating lift to your mood.
  • Rosemary has long been a traditional symbol of love and loyalty.

 how to nurture your nature 


The Mediterranean


Water when the top 2 centimeters of soil feels dry. Rosemary does not like wet feet, so ensure soil is well-draining.  I


Bright, indirect light.  Can tolerate full sun.


16-30 degrees Celsius.


They prefer to drink through their leaves, like the ocean mist of the Mediterranean, so misting regularly is encouraged


Non-toxic to humans and animals


Feed every month in the spring and summer with an all purpose fertilizer.  Apply to damp soil so you don't burn the roots.  



Rosemary is typically grown outdoors but can also grow indoors with the right care. Watch this video to learn how to ensure it thrives: