Posts Tagged "growing herbs"

The Best Way of Growing Herbs in Containers

Guest writer: Jack Grant Plants or even herbs can be planted in different ways. They can be planted in a container and placed it inside the house or plant it directly in the soil of your garden. Whichever way you will use in planting herbs, their requirement for survival are just the same to the other plants. Herb growers or even plant growers should always bear in their minds that all kinds of plants have their three basic needs for their...

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Create an Herb Wheel planter

An herb wheel planter is a unique way to grow an herb garden. It is also practical and aesthetically pleasing. Many herb gardens were grown in such a layout in years past. A wheel planter is essentially a type of a jardinière or container in which one grows plants. Herbs don’t need much space to grow well, which is an advantage for a small yard or garden area. And a wheel planter will use limited small growing spaces to their best...

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Herb Facts and How to Grow Herbs

Herbs grow as annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees.  Yes, many people are not aware that some herbs are trees. Willow and Witch hazel are two examples. And what is a definition of an herb? Simply, it’s a plant with another use. Herbs are commonly used for flavoring, medicinally or for crafting. One thing that makes growing herbs easier than most plants is that very few diseases or insects attack herbs.  Sometimes in dry, hot weather red...

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Tips for a successful herb garden

Herb gardens are one of the easier gardens to take care of and often recommended for the first time gardener who wants to learn how to garden. What makes herb gardening easy is that most herbs almost take care of themselves.  But as with all gardening there are a few tips that will lead to a better garden. Planting Herbs If you plant late in the day, the hot sun will not stress your newly transplanted young plants. It may not seem like a big...

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Harvesting and freezing herbs

Growing herbs add to any garden and landscape. They have beauty that add to any garden and also provide uses for crafting, culinary and medicinal care. Herbs have a wide harvesting season. It will depend on your climate and herb variety that you are growing. Here are a few harvesting tips that will help you get the best results from your herbs Harvest fresh herbs early in the morning. This is when the oil concentration is at its peak. Unless you...

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