Posts made in September, 2011

Sweet Stevia

Posted on Sep 2, 2011

You may have noticed a new introduction in the herb section of better nurseries: Stevia rebaudiana.  I have even seen it sold at Home Depot.  This is the naturally sweet ingredient in products like Truvia.  Although happiest in warm weather, it is not too late to plant now to test and determine if it is something you would like to allow room for in your Spring garden.  One leaf broken in half with a mint leaf, is the perfect embellishment to a cup of tea.  The plant prefers warm, moist soil, but does not want to stand in constantly wet soil.  Enjoy!

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