Browsing the "herb garden" Tag

How to Grow Basil

February 5th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Have you been wanting to grow your own herbs but weren't sure where to start? Check out how to grow basil - it's a great herb for both first-timers and seasoned gardeners!


How to Grow Herbs in a Kitchen Garden

February 5th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

I love cooking with fresh herbs, but during these chilly months my spiral herb garden is pretty much dormant. Here's how to grow herbs indoors, so you can cook fresh all year round!


How to Grow Herbs In a Container Garden

January 20th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Growing herbs indoors in pots is a wonderful way to continue the fresh flavors and nutritional benefits of fresh food into winter. If you want to know how to grow herbs on a patio or balcony, there are some things to consider before beginning your container herb garden


Book Review: “Building Soils Naturally,” Organic Gardening Bible

August 18th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

Building Soils Naturally by Phil Nauta is an extensive (and scientific!) look at the importance of soil sustainability in organic gardening. While it may not be the most budget-friendly answer to dirt 101, but Building Soils offers an expanse of how-to knowledge to very literally lay the groundwork for any greens to grow, without asking one to buy out a Lowe's.


Essential Herbs For Your Edible Landscape

February 20th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Edible landscaping with herbs is the best thing you can do for your garden and your kitchen. Here are 10 favorite herbs that bring numerous benefits to your garden's ecosystem, including: attracting pollinators and other beneficial insects, deterring harmful insects, enhancing the flavor and vigor of vegetables, and improving the soil


Indoor Gardening for a Healthy Winter Bounty

November 30th, 2011 | by Nan Gibbons

Stay ahead of winter's game by starting an indoor garden this winter. Growing your own supply of healthy, eco-friendly and sustainable foods will save you money and be kind to your body at the same time


Garden Planning: Design an Herb Garden

December 22nd, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman

If you want to start a garden next spring but are worried about the time and labor investment, an herb garden is an excellent, easy-to-manage substitute. Here are some tips to start planning your herb garden



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