Growing Herbs

Herbs can be very useful for cooking and healing. If you’re going to start an herb garden, you should understand that they don’t have to be placed in a specialized garden of their own. Herbs can easily be tucked away in existing gardens and grow just as good. Wherever you decide to grow your herbs, it is important to keep in mind that they are rampant plants and must be maintained well in order to grow. Continue reading

Growing herbs is a great way to always have them on hand, which then encourages you to use them more often. When you have fresh herbs at all times, it also helps you to want to cook from home more often, which is healthier and even helps your family lose weight.

One great thing you can do is grow herbs indoors. This keeps them close to you and prevents you from needing an elaborate herb garden. It is a good option if you live in apartment or condo, or a house with very little backyard space. Here are some different DIY indoor herb garden ideas to try out. Continue reading

When you hear about someone who grows herbs for medicine, perhaps you picture a big garden and someone who has nothing to do all day but work in the garden. While that is a picturesque and perhaps enviable scene, most of us do not have that kind of time and space.

The good news is, you don’t have to let the lack of time and space discourage you. There are many valuable medicinal herbs that are easy to grow in small spaces and/or containers. Here are some ideas: Continue reading