How to Start Your Own Herb Garden

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Di-Di Hoffman | Timeless Herb Secrets

The rewards of growing herbs are far greater than with other plants.

Other plants in the garden are mostly planted for their decorative value.

Herbs, on the other hand, can also be used for a myriad of other purposes that stretch from flavouring your food to curing your flu to ridding your home of insects.

Herbs are some of the easiest, most grateful plants to grow. If you follow the following basic guidelines for setting up your own herb garden, they will richly reward you with their flavours and aromas.

Herb Garden Location

The ideal site for a herb garden is a sunny, open but sheltered spot with well-drained fertile soil. As far as possible it should be free from weeds and overhanging trees and have good access to the house so that the herbs can be harvested in all weathers.

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