She plays a political gladiator on <i/>Scandal</i>, but there's nothing scandalous about the way Darby Stanchfield spends her off-set hours. You'll find her gardening around her Los Angeles home and loving every minute of it.
There are a few simple mistakes that many herb newbies make (and I know, because I made most of ’em myself). Master these simple and practical tips for herb gardening and you’ll be using your own fresh herbs like Mario Batali in no time.
How to Plant Herb Pots. Thyme and oregano are low-growing plants, so place them in a lower hole. Chives and dill grow slightly taller, so these should be placed in a higher row. Finally, plant the other herbs in the top hole to give them the most room to grow.