If so, why not take matters into your own hands and grow your own herbs at home?
Growing your own herbs means you can control what goes into them and you’ll never have to worry about harmful pesticides.
Plant Herbs Along With Your Flowers
When planning your landscaping layout instead of planting all flowers, why not throw in some herbs? It doesn’t take much space to plant a simple herb garden that will supply you with your favorite herbs all summer long.
Landscaping Birmingham AL – 5 Easy Ways To Grow Culinary Herbs
- Chives – Chives are great for cooking or garnishing a dish. The entire chive plant can be used including the bulb, which tastes like onion. They do well when planted in a container or planted directly into the ground.
- Thyme – Thyme is an age-old classic herb that has been around for thousands of years. Thyme can be grown in a medium sized container or planted in bed. Mature plants are best because thyme takes a long time to germinate.
- Rosemary – Rosemary is a wonderful evergreen herb that can be harvested year round. Rosemary needs a lot of space so make sure to give it plenty of room to spread. It will need to be pruned in order to keep it from taking over the garden.
- Mint – Mint is a wonderful smelling herb that can be grown even in small spaces. Unless you want a ton of mint, you’ll want to grow it in a container because it is invasive in nature. To harvest mint, simply pinch off as much as you need at the time and leave the rest of the plant to grow.
- Dill – Dill is a wonderful herb that can be used for many different things. If you love pickling, growing dill in your garden will be a great choice. Dill should only be harvested after it reaches 12 inches long. Also, only take one third of the leaves. This will allow the plant to recover and keep growing.
Growing a herb garden is relatively easy and it can be quite satisfying because you’ll be able to enjoy your bounty faster than you think!
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