Olive Trees – How to Grow Olive Trees

Olive trees are admired across the world for their beauty and are found especially in sunny regions such as the Mediterranean and North Africa. Olive trees are also known for their aesthetics and functional uses. In Malta, the olive trees (siġar taż-żebbuġ) are very popular across the country, especially in older gardens and homes. GivenContinue reading “Olive Trees – How to Grow Olive Trees”

Bay Laurel – How to Grow Bay Laurel Trees

The bay laurel (laurus nobilis) is a plant grown commonly in the Mediterranean and used in many cooking recipes, especially stews. In Malta, it is usually called siġra tar-rand or simply rand. Internationally, it is known by different names, including Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay and Grecian Laurel. It has a particular smell and gives aContinue reading “Bay Laurel – How to Grow Bay Laurel Trees”

Lemon Trees – How to Grow a Lemon Tree

Lemon trees are one of the most beautiful and widely popular trees in the world, especially in sunny regions such as the Mediterranean and North Africa. The aesthetic and functional, cooking value of lemon trees are only some of the reasons for its high demand. In Malta, for example, the lemon tree (siġra tal-lumi) is veryContinue reading “Lemon Trees – How to Grow a Lemon Tree”