You may be growing herbs for culinary reasons – to be able to walk out your door and pick fresh, flavorful herbs for your daily meals. You may be growing herbs for medicinal reasons – to take control of your health naturally. You may be growing herbs to add variety to your tea repertoire. These wonderful flavors add spice and interest to your morning tea. You may even make your own herbal tea blends.
You are certainly growing herbs for their beauty. They definitely have a place in every garden. Larger herbs can add interest to your landscape (think – laurel, rosemary or sage). Most herbs adapt nicely to container gardening, so even if you have limited space, you can still have fresh herbs available.
Growing herbs will certainly save you money. They take minimal care and most don’t even like to be fertilized much.
Explore the posts found at PreparednessMama and gain a love of herbs for yourself.
They really are amazing!
A culinary herb garden might include these plants:
- // calendula, / dill, // coriander,
- // fennel, // sweet basil, // sweet marjoram,
- // oregano, // curly and flat leaf parsley, // rosemary,
- // sage, // savory, // tarragon and // thyme.
Learn How to Grow and Use Herbs
These posts will get you started growing, using and preserving herbs in your home. Check back often, We love to write about how herbs are useful plants around your home garden.
Don’t miss The Essential Herbs Series
You will find in-depth ideas for growing, preserving and using each of these herbs
// Week 1 – 1. Aloe, 2. Basil, 3. Calendula, 4. Chamomile, 5. Chives
// Week 2 – 6. Comfrey ,7. Echinacea, 8. Garlic, 9. Lavender, 10. Lemon Balm
// Week 3 – 11. Lemon Verbena, 12. Lovage, 13. Mint, 14. Oregano, 15. Plantain
// Week 4 – 16. Rosemary, 17. Sage, 18. Stevia, 19. Thyme, 20. Yarrow
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