While herbs and spices can both have medicinal properties, there are some key differences between them.
Before you start to build your first herb garden, let’s analyze the general conditions that determine how individual herbs grow. Each herb’s life cycle, climate requirements, growth pattern, and means of propagation dictate what you can and can’t do for it in the garden.
Build your best container garden with some of our favorite pots, garden décor items and tools.
Enjoy gourmet salads by growing your own peppery, delicious rocket, also known as arugula, in your garden.
Plant a plot full of kissin’ cousins from the garlic family.
Garlic Garden: All these plants are easy to grow, they don’t take much garden space, and their strappy leaves provide a textural contrast when tucked into any herb or flower bed. But the beauty of growing them all together is the ease of harvest.
For budget-friendly gardening, use this method to start seeds in late winter without indoor lights or a cold frame.
Appearing in guises from fancy to very plain, cold frames help you grow more herbs and extend your season.