You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 4

 


Article by: Melinda Robinson

What to Plant

For your first herb garden, , Home for a Gnome? try to select hardy herbs , Selection Of Garden Tractors that will withstand occasional neglect and can do nicely without lots of pampering. Some good choices include basil, marjoram, sage, mints of all kinds, thyme, catnip, oregano, vervain, and rosemary.

You might want to ask someone knowledgeable about what specific herbs , Do You Want to Have Concrete Balls? will grow , Time for a Flower Garden Tune-Up well in your immediate area. A nursery employee or County Extension agent might know. Weather , How to Select the Best Hammock conditions in the past year can greatly affect the ability of certain herbs , A Few Things About Flowers to thrive. For example, one year I tried to grow , Volumetric Concrete Mixer chamomile without any luck at all. The weather , Exotic Plants and Flowers for Guys: Trends in Flowers as Elegant as they are Masculine that year had been too hot , Wild Flower Garden - Plan to Plant and dry, and the plants , Blowers couldn't live in the conditions created by the arid weather. , Blowers The next year, however, my chamomile thrived because we'd had an unusually wet year.

When to Plant

Most herbs , Landscape Gardening should be planted well after the threat of frost has passed, usually in mid- to late Spring. , Hillside Landscaping-Proper Watering Depending on your climate, , Wild Flower Garden - Plan to Plant some of the plants , Keep It Tidy! Your Home Outdoors Will Look Its Very Best When You Use Good Storage Methods! may live throughout the year. Where I live, we have some freezes but usually the only plants , The Basics Of How to Container Gardens that completely die over the Winter , Hillside Landscaping-Proper Watering are the basil, calendula, and vervain. This may be due to the fact that I allow the autumn , The Indoor Garden: Plants that Clean the Air leaves to be used as mulch in my garden. , Home for a Gnome? When the leaves fall, , The Indoor Garden: Plants that Clean the Air I leave them there, knowing they'll make a good insulator against coming cold , Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom: Even 'Brownthumbers' Can Do It temperatures. In late Winter, , The Rich History of Wild Roses I can sometimes still see tiny signs of life such as hesitant shoots on the thyme and hints of green , Exotic Plants and Flowers for Guys: Trends in Flowers as Elegant as they are Masculine on the sage. Almost everything blooms into abundance once Spring , Volumetric Concrete Mixer arrives!

It is hard to say what will live and what won't. Your particular climate , Extreme Botany And The Glory of the Carnation makes all the difference. As a general rule, if you live in a place , Hillside Landscaping-Proper Watering where the winters , Design The Desert Landscape Of Your Dreams are harsh, you can either just mulch the plants , Garden Benches - What They Are over and take your chances with their coming back in the warmer weather, , Landscape Gardening or take cuttings to root , African Violet Care indoors until all threat of frost is gone. In more temperate zones, such as far southern and Gulf Coast areas, chances are much better that your garden , Time for a Flower Tune-Up will live and even thrive through the Winter , Flower Bulb Catalogs months.

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