Tag: Herbs

5 Garden-to-Table Herbs to Try

Herbs are the perfect way to freshen up your garden and dinner plate. A few minutes is all it takes to pick up some herbs at the store and start an edible garden that will add a seasonal kick to your meals. “Herbs are easy to grow, require little maintenance and are equally at home …

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How to Grow a Year-Round Italian Herb Garden

Italian cuisine is among the most celebrated around the world, and one of the secrets to Italian cooking is the use of fresh herbs. That’s right – you can be a great Italian chef if you have these fresh herbs handy anytime, and what else is easier if you have your very own Italian herb …

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Herb Garden Plants: Top 10 “Must Haves” When Growing Kitchen Herbs

Growing Kitchen Herbs? Here are Your Top 10 Herb Garden Plants Basil Basil is quite simple to grow and is absolutely fantastic in tons of our favorite meals. Basil is an annual herb, but for indoor kitchen herbs (Culinary herbs) you can have it at your fingertips all year, every year, by planting seeds in …

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How to Plant a Small Container Herb Garden for Your Kitchen

Advantages of a Container Herb Garden A container herb garden may be your only choice if you haven’t got a garden or if it’s very small. But don’t be disappointed if you can’t create a traditional herb garden. Many herbs flourish really well in containers, and container herb gardens have the advantage that they can …

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How Homeowners Can Incorporate Elements of a Homestead Into Small Urban Yards

Even city dwellers sometimes dream of a healthy life on a homestead, and given the urban renewal movement of bringing gardens into the cities, some have taken the first step into self-sustainability in small urban spaces. There are lots of ways to take life a step further while remaining harmonious with city life, literally bringing …

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Top 10 Tips on Growing Herbs

Growing herbs is such a wonderful hobby – these extraordinary plants can spice up our food, beautify our garden, scent our homes, and some can even deter pests and have healing power. Want to start your own herb gardening right away? You may find the following tips helpful. Sun. Almost all herbs love a sunny location, …

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4 Uncommon Herbs For Your Culinary Garden

Most every gardener is familiar with the common culinary herbs like basil, thyme, sage and oregano. However, several uncommon herbs can add not only different flavors to your cooking, but also some interesting ornamental plants for your gardens. Here are 4 uncommon herbs to add to your garden: Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a striking perennial herb …

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How to Harvest and Preserve Herbs As Aromatic Oils

One of the big delights of growing your own herbs is being able to experience the aromatic smells they emit as you brush by them or sit next to them in the garden in the late evening or early morning. You can enjoy this wonderful experience outside the herb growing season by using your herbs …

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How to Grow Garlic in Your Kitchen Herb Garden

Garlic is not difficult to grow in a kitchen herb garden. In this article we describe some of the many uses of garlic and provide some easy-step lessons on how you can start growing it in your herb garden or in pots or containers on your patio or balcony. Garlic is Famous Most of us …

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8 Common Health Problems You Can Treat With Herbs and Spices

Natural herbs and spices have long been used as cures to all sorts of health problems. They cure your ailment fast while nourishing your body with essential nutrients. So the next time you think that you’re coming down with something, go all natural and use common herbs and spices as a remedy. 1. Headache If you’re …

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