How to Grow Cooking Herbs

 


Article by: Linda Jenkinson

Grow your own cooking herbs , How to Create a Zen Garden to add fresh zest and flavor to your menus year-round!

Is It a Cooking Herb , Sowing an Annual Flower Border or a Spice?

The first thing to know in selecting which herbs , Spring Flower Gardening to grow , Cannibals on the Porch is the difference between cooking (culinary) herbs , Brighten Your Path By Installing Decorative Landscape Lighting and spices. The cinnamon stick you put in your hot , Preformed Ponds Manufactured from New Rubber/Plastic Composite More Durable and Resistant to Wear chocolate or apple cider is a spice while the parsley on the edge of your plate is an herb. , Selecting Your Gardening Tools 1.Cooking herbs , Some Of The Most Common Landscape Design Features are usually the fresh or dried leaves of plants , Ants! - 1,000,000,000,000,000 Invaders! while spices are the ground seeds, , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers roots, , Getting Started with Garden and Patio Design fruits, , Make a Plan for Vacation Watering flowers, , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers and/or bark. 2.Herbs grow , Deck Swing Buying and Assembling Tips very well in temperate zones, while spices generally come from tropical , How to Grow Cucumbers areas. 3.Herbs add subtle flavor, whereas spices are generally more pungent and add more robust flavor.

Herbs run the gamut of about 70 cultivars, broken into categories of medicinal, ornamental, and aromatic as well as culinary or cooking herbs. , Tulips To start growing , Selecting Your Gardening Tools cooking herbs, , Decks For Above Ground Pools: Can Beautify Your Yard As Well it's best first to select where and how you want to grow , Boundaries and Rooms in Your Garden them.

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Most cooking herbs , Theme Gardens thrive in just about any location , Selecting Your Gardening Tools that gives them plenty of light, , Sowing an Annual Flower Border good drainage and nutrition. In addition to outdoor garden , Mower Safety - Blood On The Blade! spots, culinary herbs , Some Practical Ideas For Designing Your Own Landscape can be grown in patio , The Not So Common Day Lily containers, as indoor , Decks For Above Ground Pools: Can Beautify Your Yard As Well herb gardens, , How to Create a Zen or in greenhouses , Growing Clematis using soil-less growing , The all important Clematis techniques like hydroponics , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures are a Top Priority for Night Safety or aquaponics.

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For easy access, plant , How to Grow Bananas your herb garden , Sowing an Annual Flower Border as close to your kitchen , Artificial Flowers – Are They A Solution? as possible. Herbs , An Autumn Garden for Halloween grown in full sun , Ants! - 1,000,000,000,000,000 Invaders! have denser foliage, darker color, , Planning Tips for Compact Courtyard Gardens and higher levels of the essential oils that add flavor to your recipes. Good air , Make a Plan for Vacation Watering circulation and drainage are also important to the success of your cooking herb garden. , Decks For Above Ground Pools: Can Beautify Your Yard As Well The size of your cooking herb garden, , New for 2006 - Granite Flexible Preformed Rock Ponds of course, depends on the space you have available for growing. , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers Generally, an area 20 by 4 feet accommodates a satisfactory variety of cultivars.

Many herbs , Landscaping Combo Auto Detailing Business? overlap in category. Border your cooking herb garden , How to Build Your Own Backyard Bat Cave with some cultivars that have ornamental or aromatic qualities as well as the culinary. However, remember that the main purpose of this garden , Greenhouse Buying Guide - Choosing The Right Greenhouse is for use in your kitchen. , Growing Clematis

Place cooking herbs , The Magic Plant Copier that you use frequently in less conspicuous areas so that you won't leave big holes in your garden , Greenhouse Buying Guide - Choosing The Right Greenhouse when you harvest them for cooking!

Most culinary herbs , Healthy Soils Equal Bountiful Harvest! thrive under the same growth conditions as the vegetables , Make a Plan for Vacation Watering they enhance and as such are a natural , Brighten Your Path By Installing Decorative Landscape Lighting addition to your vegetable garden. , Making a Pond With a Pond Liner Some cooking herbs , Theme Gardens even have properties , The Not So Common Day Lily that repel common insect pests , Ants! - 1,000,000,000,000,000 Invaders! and garden , How to Build Your Own Backyard Bat Cave diseases, which is an added benefit to your vegetables. , Gardening

The best time to amend soil , A Couple of Good Places to Buy Lawnmowers with nutrient rich compost , Some Of The Most Common Landscape Design Features is when you till your garden , Understanding Houseplants plot. Herbs , New for 2006 - Granite Flexible Preformed Rock Ponds have coarse roots , A Couple of Good Places to Buy Lawnmowers that benefit from chunky organic , Landscaping Combo Auto Detailing Business? matter, which helps excess water , How to Create a Zen Garden drain away and also helps provide good air , Spring Flower Gardening circulation.

After planting your cooking herbs, , Growing Raspberries & Blackberries skirting them with a two to three-inch layer of mulch helps soil , Vegetable Gardening retain moisture. , Mower Safety - Blood On The Blade! In addition, composting and mulching helps you maintain the neutral to slightly alkaline soil , An Autumn Garden for Halloween that most herbs , Spring Flower Gardening prefer.
Linda is an author of Gardening Tips , Sowing an Annual Flower Border and How To , Preformed Ponds Manufactured from New Rubber/Plastic Composite More Durable and Resistant to Wear Artciles. The next part of this article is available at our site http://www.gardening-guides.com Where you can download the whole series as a free full color , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner e-book. Just follow the links.

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