Growing Herbs For The Freshest
Tastiest Leaves and Seeds

Growing herbs yourself is an excellent way of ensuring a continual supply of the freshest, tastiest leaves, roots and seeds all year round. Not to mention cost effective!

Most are easy-to-grow needing minimal care, if you have a sheltered sunny spot with well-draining soil you're set! Click the Thumbnail Images for step-by-step guides to growing your favourites...

How to Grow Herb Garden Plants








Ginger Plants and Root



Dill Weed


More Info on Growing Herbs

Some of the above are annuals, but there are quite a few perennial herbs like rosemary, chives, thyme, mint and fennel. These will supply you with fresh tasty leaves and seeds year after year, though it's a good idea to renew or divide your plants every 3-4 years as they can get woody after time.

There are a few ways of growing them...

  • Growing from seeds
  • Growing in containers
  • Growing from cuttings
  • Layering
  • Root division
  • Buying young herb garden plants

Another good thing when it comes to the majority of herbs and spices, they're fairly disease and pest resistant, which if you're just starting out, is another thing you don't have to worry about.

Image Links to Other Pages You May Enjoy

A Collection of Herbal 
Tea Recipes

Homemade Cooking 
Spice Collection

A Range of Tasty 
Seasoning Recipes

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