Welcome to Herbstead! I’m Giovanna Becker. Gardener and herbalist.

I’ve been growing medicinal and culinary herbs for years. One thing I know for sure is that a beautiful surrounding soothes the mind, nourishes the soul, and energizes the body.

With that in mind, I created a garden that encompassed beauty and functionality. I paid close attention to plant combinations to find out what plants look best and grow best together.

After designing and implementing my dream garden, I decided to inspire others to do the same.

Herbstead is a site where I teach the art of plant combination focused on medicinal and culinary herbs, including garden vegetables.

I invite you to surround yourself with glorious medicinal and culinary herbs. You’ll have a balm for the mind and soul right outside your door. And the freshest food and herbs available to boot.

Once a week I post a blog about the herbs I grow that you can grow, too.

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Cheers,
Giovanna