A Fresh Herb Garden

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Have you ever noticed the prices of herbs in your local grocery store? Many herbs can fetch a steep price. It this reason you should consider the possibilities of growing your own fresh herb garden. If you use a lot of herbs in you're cooking or for any reason at all the savings over time can be very generous. Not to mention the satisfaction you will get from your own herbs. The only thing required is time and space. Follow these steps to have your own fresh herb garden.

The first step is to weed the garden and other debris that may be in the soil. The soil should be clean for your fresh herb garden. Decide if your herbs will be grown indoors or outside your home. You should also consider whether to buy your herbs as seeds or small plants. Most nursery's will have both available for purchase.

One recommended method is to use gardening cups available in garden stores. Simply bury the cups in your fresh herb garden, plant the seeds and as soon as the plant appears you are able to remove the cup by simple means. You can now plant the herb in the soil bed directly. Once you have done this, all you need is the right amount of water and ample sunlight.

Another approach is the purchase of gardening containers. These usually come in a square or rectangular shape. These containers are ideal because they allow your fresh herb garden to become portable so that you can move them depending on the weather conditions.

You should also consider the main reasons for having a fresh herb garden. Herbs can be grown for many different reasons including cooking and health. Another great thing about herbs is even if you are limited for space your fresh herb garden can be grown indoors. The same process needs to be followed and you cannot fail. Remember, water and sunlight are the most important.

You should watch out for bad weather conditions. Also, ensure that the drainage system for your herbs are adequate and that they get the sufficient sunlight. Be careful of weeds and insects, especially the plant eating ones.

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Carolyn Grant is a herb gardening expert. For great information on Herb Gardening, visit http://www.herbgardenofeden.com

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This article was published on 2010/03/27