In Saskatchewan, basil is a leafy, edible and fragrant herb that is grown outdoors in the summer and by greenhouse operators and home gardeners year round.
In Saskatchewan, coriander and caraway are affected by a blight that can cause severe losses in these crops.
Burdock, a member of the Aster Family (Asteraceae) is a robust plant that can grow to a very large size in its second year, often reaching over 2 metres in height.
Caraway (Carum carvi), a member of the Umbelliferae (carrot family), is a biennial spice crop, but an annual type also occurs.
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual spice crop and a member of the Umbelliferae, or carrot family.
Provides information on the culinary and medicinal uses for dandelion; and the production practices used to produce dandelion as a commercial crop for the culinary and medicinal markets.
Echinacea, a native wildflower of Manitoba and south-eastern Saskatchewan, as well as the USA, is rapidly becoming a well-known medicinal herb in North America.
Fenugreek is a self-pollinated, small-seeded annual legume that is grown as a spice and a forage crop.
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium, formerly known as Chrysanthemumparthenium, Matricaria parthenoides), a member of the Asteraceae (Daisy Family), is an herbaceous perennial or annual crop.
The number of herbs that are available worldwide is exceedingly great, but only a limited number are grown commercially outdoors in Saskatchewan.
Milk thistle is valued for its medicinal value, but it is sometimes grown as an ornamental plant because of its unusual leaves.
Some species are grown for their ornamental value, while others are grown for medicinal uses.
St. John's Wort ( Hypericum perforatum), a member of the Hypericaceae (Hypericum Family), is an herbaceous perennial herb crop, but also a weed.