Browsing the "herbs" Tag

No Space? No Problem! Containers for Herb & Vegetable Gardening

April 13th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

If you love fresh food but don't have enough room for a traditional garden, container-based vegetable gardening could be your BFF! With a little knowledge, fresh herbs and veggies can be yours -- without any need for huge tracts of land.


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


Top 10 Reasons I Love My Dehydrator!

May 20th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

We met about three years ago, on my birthday. I'd checked out his profile, and knew he was interesting... but I never dreamed how well we'd hit it off! I'll never have a dehydrator-free kitchen again, if I can help it -- here's why!


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.


What is Sustainable Gardening?

August 6th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Replacing an old juniper hedge with a beautiful flowering rosemary hedge that bees love is a good thing, right? In my sustainability analysis the juniper wins, and stays


Abundant Herb of the Moment: Basil

June 30th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

In Texas, the basil is rockin'. I've nurtured three plants this spring, and they are happy indeed, but I know as the summer heats up, their tender leaves will suffer. So I'm doing my best to enjoy as much of their bounty as I can now and preserve like a pioneer woman for colder times. If you love basil, I hope you'll enjoy my quick tips for growing, using, and preserving this wonderfully spicy-yet-sweet herb



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