Beginning herb gardeners may worry about which types of herbs they should grow. There are many different herbs available, and some are more difficult to grow than others. There are a few types of herbs that are especially easy to grow for beginners. These are generally more hardy plants that don’t require a lot of fertilizer or special work. Below are a recommended few.
How to grow basil…Basil is a warm-weather annual herb. It is hardy in most zones, but it requires hot, dry conditions to reach peak flavor. It needs full sun, and very rich, moist soil. The only major issues with growing basil are slugs and cool conditions. As long as basil has enough light and heat, and its soil is allowed to dry out between waterings, it usually requires little additional care.
How to grow mint…Mint’s only requirements being moist ,fertile soil and plenty of sun, mint can be grown in almost any situation, and is not susceptible to frost damage.
Beware, mint will take over the garden!
How to grow rosemary…Rosemary does best in well-drained soil, in a sunny spot. It is drought tolerant and pest resistant. Rosemary is very easy to grow and can grow into a shrub.
How to grow sage…Sage is a low-growing evergreen shrub, it is available to pick all year round, and thrives best in well drained sunny areas.
How to grow oregano…Oregano is an extremely popular herb, and it goes well with many different types of foods. It is commonly used in tomato-based pasta dishes, chicken dishes, and pork dishes. Hard in zones 5-9, oregano does well in raised beds, rock gardens, alongside roads or pathways, or just about anywhere! It needs full sun and well-drained soil, but it actually does better in poor, rocky soil!
Here is an interesting video on preserving herbs you might enjoy!
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