Herb gardens are a wonderful addition to any household – the aroma, easy of free produce and lovely greenery are only a few of the perks to having your very own herb garden.
So how do you start one and what should you know?
Starting an herb garden can be just like starting many other gardens – make sure to check on the best time to plant your garden, whether you should have indoor or outdoor plants and where the best sunlight on your property is.
You’ll want to start out by thinking about which herbs you most enjoy using as well as which herbs flourish in your area. Some herbs may have particular strands that work best in your area or depending on how much sun or shade your property has. Making sure to research your area and the needs of the individual herbs will help to plotting which herbs will be best for your home garden!
Next, you’ll need to start your garden by either turning over a spot on your property, building a raised bed or gathering enough pots for your herbs. Making sure to have rich soil will help your garden thrive! Starting a compost is a great way to turn your home’s scraps into nutritious soil over time, or for rich, organic soil immediately, there is a wide selection of wonderful brands that offer rich, dark, organic soil.
Choosing whether to plant your herbs from seed or from starts is up to you! Each plant has an ideal starting time, in order to have the most efficient growing season, however there are pros and cons to both seeds or starts! Reach out to us and we’d be happy to help you decide which would be better for your garden. We offer both organic seeds and starts year round.
After that, water and provide sunlight accordingly and your herb garden will be flourishing in no time!
Do you have any tips, trick or questions about planting or growing herbs? Leave us a comment below or reach out to us 7 days a week from 9 – 5 Pacific Time!