Herbs

 

10 Herbs to Grow Indoors

Plant palette need a little flavor? Add a pinch of basil…or parsley…or a number of different herbs. Here are 10 easy-to-grow plants you can try in your home and enjoy year-round.

 

Basil: More Than Your Basic Herb

Basil is one of the most commonly used herbs worldwide, and you can easily grow it indoors or out. With so many kinds, where should you start? Here are some flavorful, ornamental basils to get you going. (Just watch out – you might end up trying them all!)

 

Contain Some Herbal Goodness

If you like the idea of growing your own food but worry that you don’t have the space, time or green-enough thumb, start with growing herbs in containers. These easy-to-grow plants can give you a boost of confidence in the garden, as well as in the kitchen.

 

Creating a Culinary Herb Garden

You can’t beat the convenience and freshness of your own culinary herb garden – and it’s not difficult to do. Just follow these simple steps to help get you started, then watch your gourmet garden – and menus – grow!

 

Grow Your Own Ginger

Growing ginger is a fun, easy project you can begin with just a simple starter root from the grocery store. Spice up your growing skills – and recipes – with some ginger propagation know-how.

 

Growing Relaxation

Life gets busy, but try to relax. A soothing herb garden filled with chamomile, lavender or lemon balm can help you get started. These wonderful herbs can be used for calming teas, sweet-scented pillows or soothing bath bags to help chase your cares away.

 

Herb Prep in a Snap

Need help preparing fresh herbs for that quick meal or special feast? Learn fast and easy ways to chop, mince and use herbs to bring out the best flavor of each kind, as well as save you time and effort in your culinary adventures!

 

Herbes de Provence in the Herb Garden

Grow, dry, mix and package your favorite herbs for a flavorful mix you can keep for yourself or give as a gift.

 

Herbs for All Seasons

Herbs are easy-to-grow, provide delights at mealtime and bring wonderful aromas to your garden and table. But beware: Herb gardening can be habit-forming.

 

Powerhouse Parsley…and Pesto

Parsley is rich in history, popular in cuisine and a veritable powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. Not only is this terrific edible easy to grow and good to eat, the herb makes a wonderful ornamental addition to just about any planting!

 

Rosy Rosemary

Rosemary is easy-to-grow and makes a wonderful contribution at mealtime. But don’t relegate them to the herb garden…Place them in perennial gardens or containers for year-round fragrance.

 

Seasonings From Mother Nature

Growing your own herbs isn’t hard. Creating a container garden of these tasty gems can keep culinary pleasures at your doorstep to enjoy all season long.

 

Start a New Herb Garden From Your Current Plants

Want to expand your herb garden, bring some inside to overwinter for next year or help a friend start her own culinary bed? It’s easy to do! Here’s how to grow new plants from your existing ones with a few simple propagation techniques.

 

The Herbal Harvest

Want to get the most from your herbs throughout their season? Learn how and when to pinch, prune, shear, collect flowers and dig roots for peak flavor and fragrance!

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