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herb gardening

Consider these garden planning tips for beginners before jumping in to gardening.
Grow a balcony herb garden to reap the many benefits of herbs while living in the city.
Stop paying high prices for poor-quality herbs at the grocery store. Grow your own instead!
Add sorrel to your kitchen garden to grow a super healthy green for salads, soups and side dishes.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
This month, Scarlet Faith shares why growing a lemon tree from a saved seed of a bought lemon is a great winter project.
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.
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.
Cutting and drying herbs can be a great way for kids to learn about them.
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.
Learn some simple tricks to introduce your children to herb gardening
Celebrate the father figures in your life with these ideas for herbal gifts.
A new thyme variety at a local farmers' market inspired one blogger's interest in learning about this versatile herb.
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.
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.
Try this fun garden-layout idea for your medicinal herbs this spring.
Watch out for these three common technique mistakes in your garden this spring.
Grow herbs indoors over the winter months with this simple gardening idea.
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.
Plant herbariums collect herbal memories all summer long.
Although the weather is still chilly, early spring planting has already begun in Texas.
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.
Hova Design’s FabricPots makes indoor gardening easier.
Try these Texan tips for planting herbs in the fall.
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.
The Guerilla Gardener plants marigolds, basil, tomatoes and other herbs and plants in downtown Kansas City.
Natural Home editorial intern, Kristin Standley, begins an indoor herb garden on her windowsill for fresh herbs year-round.
Eating local doesn’t have to be limiting or expensive. Learn how to eat local using tips from the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
Keep your sage alive. Check out our growing tips for dying herbs.
Sweet Bay is surprisingly easy to grow and offeres wonderfully spicy flavors to your kitchen.
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 …
Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants?  Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.
8/25/2008 has an array of products for the newly-competitive indoor herb garden lifestyle.  Read my review of how these kits "stack up".
Check out these weekly tips for growing healthy, beautiful plants indoors.
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.
K.C. Compton's introductory blog on What Works ...
Blogging about beginner gardening.
Marci O'Brien writes about sharing her love of gardening with her daughter.

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