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May 22, 2012

Flower & Plant Care

How to Make a Container Herb Garden

May 22, 2012
grow herbs in the house

Fanciful Herb Quartet from 1800Flowers with bay leaf, rosemary, thyme & oregano.

Herbs love sunshine and warm weather. That means they really don’t like it in the refrigerator, so when you buy a bunch of basil, use what you need and carefully store the remainder in your crisper, it turns into black slime overnight. Why not grow your own container herb garden? Herbs are generally very sturdy and forgiving plants—after all, many of them are weeds in their native lands—and they do well in containers. It’s so handy, too, to be able to step outside your kitchen door and snip off exactly as much as you need. Continue Reading…