The Essentials of Growing Herbs

Growing herbs is easy and budget-smart. With an herb garden, you harvest as much or as little as you need, with no waste. Most herbs are relatively pest- and disease-free, and versatile in garden design. Grow them in pots indoors or out, mix them in your flower and vegetable beds, or create a garden devoted to herbs.

How to Design an Herb Garden

Planting herbs in your vegetable and flower beds works quite well, as long as you plant your herbs in sunny location with well-drained soil. But you can also design a garden bed devoted entirely to herbs [more…]

How to Care for Herbs

Caring for herbs isn't much different from watching out for your other annuals and perennials, but herbs may have a few special requests. Although each type of herb has its own growing requirements, most [more…]

How to Deal with Pests in Herb Gardens

Believe it or not, many herbs are pest-free, which is one of the reasons gardeners find these plants so easy and fun to grow. Some herbs even repel pests from themselves as well as adjacent plants. However [more…]

How to Grow Herbs in a Planter

Herbs are perfect plants for container gardens. The pots contain their growth and make it easy to bring them indoors when nights are cool. Creating a container herb garden is a terrific way to raise edible [more…]

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