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herb gardening





2/4/2014
Consider these garden planning tips for beginners before jumping in to gardening.
8/13/2013
Grow a balcony herb garden to reap the many benefits of herbs while living in the city.
2/5/2013
Stop paying high prices for poor-quality herbs at the grocery store. Grow your own instead!
7/4/2012
Add sorrel to your kitchen garden to grow a super healthy green for salads, soups and side dishes.
5/2/2012
Once you have this herb in your garden, you will never be without cutting leaf celery. It's a perfect container plant to grow close by the kitchen door.
4/27/2012
Although most of us would love a lush landscape or garden, in reality, few of us have the time, space or other resources available to maintain one. Whether you’re short on space or short on time, these small space garden
4/5/2012
You'll be happy with thyme (Thymus vulgaris) in your flower or herb garden border. It's an easy-to-grow herb to use for cooking and herbal remedies.
3/8/2012
Fennel is the perfect herb for the gourmet cook who loves to grow special ingredients. It requires some attention to blanching, mounding soil around the growing basal bulb to keep it white and tender, but is well worth the extra effort.
3/1/2012
If you're hoping to grow some of your own food but are short on space, use these three tips for small-space gardening success in containers, on your patio, balcony or roof.
2/1/2012
This month, Scarlet Faith shares why growing a lemon tree from a saved seed of a bought lemon is a great winter project.
11/22/2011
The burdock plant has long been that pesky plant that attaches velcro-like pickers to your clothing, but it also has an abundance of health benefits.
8/16/2011
The Herb Channeler gets in gear to preserve the herbal harvest for the fall and winter months. Get ideas to freeze, dry and preserve your herbs as well as bring them indoors.
8/4/2011
Cutting and drying herbs can be a great way for kids to learn about them.
6/8/2011
It's not too late to start or expand your garden this summer! Plant sun-loving herbs, vegetables and flowers for a strong harvest and bright blooms.
6/7/2011
Learn some simple tricks to introduce your children to herb gardening
6/1/2011
Celebrate the father figures in your life with these ideas for herbal gifts.
5/3/2011
A new thyme variety at a local farmers' market inspired one blogger's interest in learning about this versatile herb.
4/15/2011
Gardening is for everyone, even those with disabilities who think they are unable to. The problem to overcome is how to adapt and make adjustments so hyou can grow your own organic vegetables and herbs.
4/13/2011
Tarragon is one of the most mislabled herbs. This spring, go armed to the nursery with a few tidbits to ensure you're getting the plant you want.
3/10/2011
Try this fun garden-layout idea for your medicinal herbs this spring.
2/21/2011
Watch out for these three common technique mistakes in your garden this spring.
1/4/2011
Grow herbs indoors over the winter months with this simple gardening idea.
7/8/2010
Enjoy an herb garden no matter where you live or the time of the year by starting your own indoor garden system. With these starter tools it is simpler than ever.
3/16/2010
Plant herbariums collect herbal memories all summer long.
2/9/2010
Although the weather is still chilly, early spring planting has already begun in Texas.
1/15/2010
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s a delightful time to curl up with a stack of gardening books and begin planning next season’s harvest.
10/5/2009
Hova Design’s FabricPots makes indoor gardening easier.
8/20/2009
Try these Texan tips for planting herbs in the fall.
7/27/2009
The Guerilla Gardener finds that his downtown Kansas City guerilla garden has been vandalized. Find out his next plan of action to keep fresh herbs and vegetables growing in downtown Kansas City.
7/20/2009
The Guerilla Gardener plants marigolds, basil, tomatoes and other herbs and plants in downtown Kansas City.
6/1/2009
Natural Home editorial intern, Kristin Standley, begins an indoor herb garden on her windowsill for fresh herbs year-round.
5/12/2009
Eating local doesn’t have to be limiting or expensive. Learn how to eat local using tips from the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
5/7/2009
Keep your sage alive. Check out our growing tips for dying herbs.
5/7/2009
Sweet Bay is surprisingly easy to grow and offeres wonderfully spicy flavors to your kitchen.
10/15/2008
Starting a worm composting system from your kitchen scraps is easy – and what better time to discover the disturbing art, than the Halloween season?  Read what you can do with 8,000 red wigglers …
9/23/2008
Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants?  Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.
8/25/2008
HerbKits.com has an array of products for the newly-competitive indoor herb garden lifestyle.  Read my review of how these kits "stack up".
8/18/2008
Check out these weekly tips for growing healthy, beautiful plants indoors.
7/1/2008
Herb Society of America meets in Boston June 26-28 to celebrate its 75th Anniversary. Keynote speaker Holly Shimizu urges members to advocate for plants.
3/21/2008
K.C. Compton's introductory blog on What Works ...
3/10/2008
Blogging about beginner gardening.
2/20/2008
Marci O'Brien writes about sharing her love of gardening with her daughter.




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