herb gardenHome gardening gets perfect with the herbs. Herbs are perfect to grow in pots, baskets, window boxes and at the back door. Now days the herb gardens are gaining popularity. Even the office spaces in cities do have dedicated space for growing herbs and salad which add to the taste of the workers giving them fresh herbs in sandwiches and salads for lunch.

It is always advised for planting mint, rosemary, thyme, oregano, chives, rosemary and sage. Blend suitable soil-aid into the soil to help maintain good moisture levels in the ground. Soft annual herbs are not very forgiving if the soil totally dries out.

At the same time sowing coriander, dill, chervil, rocket and borage into the trays of Seed Raising Mix will also add good taste to the herb garden.

Some of the herbs are more commonly known as movables which can easily be planted in pots and containers and can also be moved from one place to another. You may even take these herbs containers with you when moving out and thus you won’t miss out on the joys of fresh herbs.

While planting herbs in to a suitable eco-friendly herb mix for optimum results never neglect their roots. Herbs, like veges, prefer a moist, fertile soil. The eco-friendly fertilizers specifically suited for the herbs provide a welcome boost to bolster herb production.

In case of having excess herbs than required you can save them for a rainy day. Best would be to freeze, dry or preserve excess herbs. Soft herbs such as basil, coriander, dill and chervil freeze well in snap lock bags. Drying herbs is a fabulous way to store them for use at a later date.

It would be an elegant herb garden in your backyard if you mix up the varieties altogether. Better to plant edible flowers and pretty annuals alongside herbs, or plant herbs among vegetable crops or blend them into the ornamental garden.

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