Herb container gardens are one of my favorite ways to bring herbs easily into the kitchen when cooking. Whether you grow an herb garden on the patio or a couple pots on the windowsill, growing herbs is one of those essentials that every home cook should have. Containers can come in all shapes and sizes...Read More »
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10 Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make And How to Avoid Them
Not all of us were born with a green thumb – and depending on where you live, a garden patch may be hard to come by too. But a lack of ‘talent’ or space shouldn’t be an impediment to getting in touch with your inner small-scale farmer. How to start your operation, be it small or large? Start with a few special, good-for-you herbs. Between the taste they’ll add to meals, health benefits and the sense of pride that comes with growing your own, you won’t regret the time you spend tending y...