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Windowsill Herb Garden

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 13:15:39 -0500

Not only is starting a windowsill herb garden a great way to start growing herbs, but it's a great way to get into the hobby of gardening. If you're interested in starting one, you need to choose your location well. Primarily, you want to choose a window that has good lighting.

Herb Garden Seeds

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 09:27:56 -0500

Seeds are the lifeline of all herbs and plants. Before any herb passes on, it produces seeds to continue the next generation of plants. They are obviously an important piece of the puzzle in growing any type of herb. Also, the best part of many herbs is in the seeds. Next time you're eating a spicy pepper, try eating a piece of the pepper without any seeds and then try eating the seeds. You'll notice a huge difference in spice as the spiciest part of hot peppers is in the seeds.

Growing Herbs Indoors - Three Advantages

Wed, 12 Aug 2009 16:32:20 -0500

One of the biggest advantages of starting your gardening experience with herbs is that you can conveniently grow them indoors (unlike, say, growing stalks of corn). Growing herbs indoors actually has a few advantages to growing in a garden. You have a convenience in location and space, your herbs will be easily accessible, and you won't have to deal with difficult weather.

Growing Herbs in Pots - One Adjustment

Wed, 12 Aug 2009 11:52:06 -0500

All herbs can be successfully grown in pots, but as you may have suspected, there are some tweaks you may need to make if you plan to do this. All herbs require the three essentials of herb gardening, water, sun, and soil (of course they each have different requirements and variations of each). When growing herbs in pots, these three things are affected somewhat.

Italian Herb Garden

Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:51:34 -0500

One thing you need to be aware of when planting an Italian herb garden is how each type of herb grows. Just as various as the flavors of the herbs are the ways they need to be planted, nurtured, and trimmed. Three popular Italian herbs I'll be describing in a bit more detail in this article are parsley, oregano, and rosemary.

Herb Garden Kits - Are They For You?

Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:32:03 -0500

Although growing herbs is a very enjoyable and rewarding experience (not to mention the delicious and flavorful herbs you get to enjoy), sometimes it can take some effort to figure out how to get started. You need to figure out exactly which kinds of herbs you want to grow and the growing conditions for each. You also need to buy soil, seeds, and containers. Well, there are packages out there that act as sort of a quick start to growing your herbs called herb garden kits.

Top Three Herb Garden Plants

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 09:10:39 -0500

Here are my top three herb garden plants. That is, if you're primarily gardening for culinary herbs. With this list in hand on your first trip to the nursery, you're bound to have success in finding what not only works in your yard but choices that will mesh well with your taste buds.

Home Herb Garden

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 14:20:29 -0500

So you're interested in starting a home herb garden but you're not sure where to begin. Well it's simple really, and certainly easier than starting a full fledged vegetable garden. Not only are herb gardens easier to maintain, but they're easier to start as well.

Herb Garden Uses

Wed, 05 Aug 2009 20:42:42 -0500

Why is having a herb garden so popular? Well herbs are some of the plants that you can get the most out of in your garden. These plants grow extremely well and provide so many different purposes. Two of the most popular uses of herb gardens are to produce spices and medicines.